Feb 11
2020

Screencaptures from the third episode of “Catherine the Great” have been added to the photo gallery, with many thanks to Jess.

Eighteen months into their romantic relationship, Catherine and Potemkin experience difficulties as Potemkin longs for adventure and Catherine is drawn to her handsome secretary, Peter Zavadovsky. Potemkin’s attempts to convince Catherine to expand southwards and take Crimea put him in direct opposition to Minister Panin, whose cautious foreign policy favors an alliance with Germany. In the wake of an unexpected tragedy, Catherine reveals the brutal truth about Natalia to her son Paul and takes a special interest in her new grandson, causing Paul to turn decisively against his mother. After coming to an arrangement to preserve their deep political and spiritual connection, Catherine and Potemkin look ahead towards their shared dream of Russia’s future.


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Jan 30
2020

Screencaptures from the second episode of “Catherine the Great” have been added to the photo gallery, with many thanks to Jess.

Two years later, Potemkin returns to St. Petersburg following the Russian army’s resounding victory against the Ottoman Empire, but is frustrated to learn Catherine has taken up with a young officer, Alexander Vasilchikov. As Catherine and Potemkin flit around their feelings for another, Catherine’s trusted confidante Countess Bruce puts aside her own desires to convince the Empress to give love a chance, leading to the beginning of what will become Catherine’s greatest partnership. As a Cossack named Pugachev stirs discontent in the countryside, Catherine looks to Potemkin for advice and decisive action. Meanwhile, a newly-married Paul sees a future commanding the military, worrying his mother, who seeks to keep him in his place.


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Jan 27
2020

With many thanks to my dear friend Jess, I’ll be adding screencaptures from all four episodes of “Catherine the Great” to the photo gallery over the next few days. In her Golden Globe nominated performance, Helen Mirren dives into Catherine the Great’s extraordinary reign and her passionate love affair that changed the course of Russian history.The four-part miniseries is available on HBO’s demand service until February and can be purchased on DVD and Blu-Ray in the United States, in the United Kingdom and in Germany.

Following a palace coup that overthrew her unpopular husband, the Empress of Russia Catherine the Great faces challenges on all sides. Her unfaithful lover Grigory Orlov is trying to force her into an ill-advised marriage, her resentful son Prince Paul is looking for greater political power as he comes of age and enemies are calling for the restoration of former infant emperor Ivan VI, who has been imprisoned for nearly two decades. Seeking to freshen things up, Catherine invites the charismatic Lieutenant Grigory Potemkin to Court and the two instantly connect, with Catherine drawn to Potemkin’s candor, integrity and vision. Later, Catherine must make a difficult decision regarding a disillusioned soldier who looks to oust her as war with the Turks looms.


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Jan 06
2020

Yesterday, Helen Mirren made her first appearance for 2020 at the 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards. Unfortunately, she didn’t win for “Catherine the Great” – the Golden Globe went to Olivia Colman for “The Crown”, so at least the awards stays in the “Queen” family. Nevertheless, Helen took the stage with Antonio Banderas to present the award for Best Director to fellow Brit Sam Mendes. Pictures from the arrivals, show and after-party have been added to the photo gallery. Two red carpet interviews from Access Hollywood and Entertainment Tonight have been added to the video archive as well.



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Photo Gallery – Television Appearances Entertainment Tonight (January 05, 2020)

Dec 15
2019

In case you’re still looking for a Christmas present, consider a digital or home video release of “Catherine the Great”, which has been released in the United Kingdom a couple of weeks ago. “Catherine the Great is the epic, romantic and stunning masterpiece series following the power, politics, and passions of the legendary monarch, coming to Blu-ray, DVD and digital platforms. Oscar winner Dame Helen Mirren (The Queen) stars as one of the greatest rulers in history, the legendary mother of the Russian Empire, Catherine the Great. This sweeping, beautifully shot series is one of the must-see shows of the year. Helmed by Emmy® award-winning writer Nigel Williams (Elizabeth I) and director Philip Martin (TV’s The Crown), the series co-stars Jason Clarke (Mudbound, The Man with the Iron Heart), Gina McKee (TV’s Bodyguard, The Borgias) and Rory Kinnear (TV’s Years and Years, Peterloo). Dazzler Media presents Catherine the Great out now on Blu-ray, DVD & Digital: https://amzn.to/2ltnpih.