Catherine the Great (TV series)

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For the 2014 Russian TV series on the same topic, see Ekaterina (TV series)

Catherine The Great
Екатерина Bеликая
Catherine the Great 2015.jpg
GenreHistory
Serial drama
Created byIgor Zaitsev
StarringYuliya Snigir
Natalia Surkova
Pavel Derevyanko
Sergey Shakurov
Ilya Noskov
Pavel Trubiner
Country of originRussia
Original language(s)Russian
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes12
Production
Executive producer(s)Ruben Dishdishyan
Production location(s)Saint Petersburg and Leningrad Oblast
Editor(s)Goran Pavichevich
Running time50 Minutes per episode
Production company(s)Mars Media
Release
Original network1TV
Picture format1080i (16:9 HDTV)
Audio formatDolby Digital 5.1
Original release4 November (2015-11-04) –
12 November 2015 (2015-11-12)
External links
Website

Catherine The Great is a 2015 Russian television series starring Yuliya Snigir as Catherine the Great. It was released in November 2015 on Channel One Russia.

Plot[edit]

The history of Catherine the Great from the moment she arrived in Russia as the new bride of Peter III and her ascent to the Russian throne.

Nearly 20 years of palace intrigues, conspiracies, the struggle for power and personal dramas.[1][2][3]

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Production[edit]

Filming[edit]

Filming was completed from December 2013 to August 2014 in Saint Petersburg and Leningrad Oblast (including Peter and Paul Fortress, Constantine Palace, Gatchina, and Lenfilm Studios).[3][4]

At the moment the crew is working on scenarios of the second and third season. They will tell the life of the Empress from 1762 to 1775 and from 1775 to 1796, respectively.[2] The second season was expected to be finished in 2016.[5][6]

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