The Great
The Great
The Great

2021

18

2 Seasons

Drama

The Great

: A fictionalised, fun and anachronistic story about the rise of Catherine the Great from outsider to the longest reigning female ruler in Russia's history.

The Great

: A fictionalised, fun and anachronistic story about the rise of Catherine the Great from outsider to the longest reigning female ruler in Russia's history.
more

2021

18

2 Seasons

Drama

The Great

: A fictionalised, fun and anachronistic story about the rise of Catherine the Great from outsider to the longest reigning female ruler in Russia's history.

The Great

: A fictionalised, fun and anachronistic story about the rise of Catherine the Great from outsider to the longest reigning female ruler in Russia's history.
more
The Great

E 1 - The Great

49m

1761, Catherine travels to Russia and marries the Emperor Peter. With hopes of marrying a great love, she soon realises Peter is a selfish brat who stands against everything she values. Feeling hopeless and suicidal, her servant presents her with an alternative path.

1761, Catherine travels to Russia and marries the Emperor Peter. With hopes of marrying a great love, she soon realises Peter is a selfish brat who stands against everything she values. Feeling hopeless and suicidal, her servant presents her with an alternative path.

A Fake Beard

E 2 - A Fake Beard

53m

Catherine takes her first steps toward a coup. Taking advice from Marial, she attempts to seduce and recruit palace intellectual Count Orlo. After seeing Peter's brutal treatment of local nobles and unwillingness to listen, Orlo agrees to join Catherine's coup.

Catherine takes her first steps toward a coup. Taking advice from Marial, she attempts to seduce and recruit palace intellectual Count Orlo. After seeing Peter's brutal treatment of local nobles and unwillingness to listen, Orlo agrees to join Catherine's coup.

And You Sir, Are No Peter The Great

E 3 - And You Sir, Are No Peter The Great

49m

Catherine, Orlo and Marial continue their planning. They try to recruit an unhappy military general, Velementov, for their cause during palace celebrations honouring Peter's late father. Peter, noting Catherine's unhappiness at court, gifts Catherine a sterile lover.

Catherine, Orlo and Marial continue their planning. They try to recruit an unhappy military general, Velementov, for their cause during palace celebrations honouring Peter's late father. Peter, noting Catherine's unhappiness at court, gifts Catherine a sterile lover.

Moscow Mule

E 4 - Moscow Mule

50m

Catherine tries to manage her reputation at court and her relationship with Leo, both of which distract her from the coup. Meanwhile, the influential Patriarch of the church dies, and a new one must be chosen. Orlo sees an opportunity to influence Peter in the decision.

Catherine tries to manage her reputation at court and her relationship with Leo, both of which distract her from the coup. Meanwhile, the influential Patriarch of the church dies, and a new one must be chosen. Orlo sees an opportunity to influence Peter in the decision.

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War And Vomit

E 5 - War And Vomit

47m

As the war with Sweden continues, Catherine and Aunt Elizabeth visit the military at the front. Grigor struggles with Peter and Georgina's liaison and poisons Peter to end it. When Peter falls ill, Velementov, Orlo and Marial all try to influence Catherine to takeover.

As the war with Sweden continues, Catherine and Aunt Elizabeth visit the military at the front. Grigor struggles with Peter and Georgina's liaison and poisons Peter to end it. When Peter falls ill, Velementov, Orlo and Marial all try to influence Catherine to takeover.

Parachute

E 6 - Parachute

52m

Peter has a new lease on life after his near-death experience. He is open to Catherine's progressive ideas of introducing art and science to court and wants to focus on an heir. Orlo tries to figure out who poisoned Peter and faces demons of his own.

Peter has a new lease on life after his near-death experience. He is open to Catherine's progressive ideas of introducing art and science to court and wants to focus on an heir. Orlo tries to figure out who poisoned Peter and faces demons of his own.

A Pox On Hope

E 7 - A Pox On Hope

49m

Catherine feels optimistic about peaceful coexistence with Peter and their increasing chemistry. However, when smallpox breaks out in the servants' quarters, Peter reverts to his old ways. Meanwhile, Leo and Catherine's relationship suffers and Georgina misses Peter.

Catherine feels optimistic about peaceful coexistence with Peter and their increasing chemistry. However, when smallpox breaks out in the servants' quarters, Peter reverts to his old ways. Meanwhile, Leo and Catherine's relationship suffers and Georgina misses Peter.

Meatballs At The Dacha

E 8 - Meatballs At The Dacha

48m

Catherine's political abilities are tested when she's given an opportunity to travel abroad with Peter and Velementov to discuss ending the war with Sweden. Velementov finally sees the potential of her leadership and decides to support the coup.

Catherine's political abilities are tested when she's given an opportunity to travel abroad with Peter and Velementov to discuss ending the war with Sweden. Velementov finally sees the potential of her leadership and decides to support the coup.

Love Hurts

E 9 - Love Hurts

51m

Tensions mount as Catherine and circle try to get regional counts on board with the coup. A few of the men end up killed. When a body is discovered later, Peter decides to torture everyone at the palace to find the murderous traitors. Catherine realises she is pregnant.

Tensions mount as Catherine and circle try to get regional counts on board with the coup. A few of the men end up killed. When a body is discovered later, Peter decides to torture everyone at the palace to find the murderous traitors. Catherine realises she is pregnant.

The Beaver's Nose

E 10 - The Beaver's Nose

48m

Catherine decides to move forward with the coup on her birthday. Peter isn't so easily overcome and holds Leo hostage as collateral. Marial betrays Catherine to Peter. Catherine realises the only chance for a greater Russia is to fight, without Leo. The battle begins.

Catherine decides to move forward with the coup on her birthday. Peter isn't so easily overcome and holds Leo hostage as collateral. Marial betrays Catherine to Peter. Catherine realises the only chance for a greater Russia is to fight, without Leo. The battle begins.