Catherine the Great

Amid scandal, intrigue and immense conflict, Russian empress Catherine the Great (Helen Mirren) develops a unique and devoted relationship with Grigory Potemkin (Jason Clarke) as they overcome their adversaries and serve as the architects of modern-day Russia. Read More

Enter the World Of Catherine the Great

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Episode 4

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In the series finale, pressure from foreign powers leads to a bitter argument between Catherine and an ailing Potemkin. Catherine works to change the line of succession as her reign draws to an end.

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INTERVIEW

Becoming Catherine the Great

Helen Mirren dives into Catherine the Great's extraordinary reign and her passionate love affair that changed the course of Russian history.

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EVENT COVERAGE

‘Catherine the Great’ Comes to Life at The New Yorker Festival

Helen Mirren and Jason Clarke discuss what it took to make an 18th century Russian political love story in modern times.

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“She rewrote the rules of governance by a woman.”

— Helen Mirren


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