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The fantastic adaption of the charismatic empress who forever changed the face of Russian Politics
All four parts of the British miniseries starring Helen Mirren in the title role which follows the Empress of Russia as she defies all expectations as a female ruler and sheds light on her relationship with military commander Grigory Potemkin (Jason Clarke).
Read about Catherine's life
Catherine the Great : Portrait of a Woman - Robert K. Massie
The fascinating true story behind HBO's Catherine the Great starring Dame Helen Mirren as Catherine the Great.
Born into a minor noble family, Catherine transformed herself into empress of Russia by sheer determination.
For thirty-four years, the government, foreign policy, cultural development and welfare of the Russian people were in her hands.