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The Great 

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A royal woman living in rural Prussia during the 18th century is forced to choose between her own personal happiness and the future of Russia, when she marries an Emperor.

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Tony McNamara
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2020   Unknown  
Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Elle Fanning ...  Catherine 10 episodes, 2020
Nicholas Hoult ...  Peter 10 episodes, 2020
Phoebe Fox ...  Marial 10 episodes, 2020
Sacha Dhawan ...  Orlo 10 episodes, 2020
Charity Wakefield ...  Georgina 10 episodes, 2020
Gwilym Lee ...  Grigor / ... 10 episodes, 2020
Adam Godley ...  Archbishop 10 episodes, 2020
Douglas Hodge ...  Velementov 10 episodes, 2020
Belinda Bromilow ...  Aunt Elizabeth 10 episodes, 2020
Bayo Gbadamosi ...  Arkady 10 episodes, 2020
Florence Keith-Roach ...  Tatyana 10 episodes, 2020
Danusia Samal ...  Lady Antonia Svenska 9 episodes, 2020
Sebastian De Souza ...  Leo 8 episodes, 2020
Louis Hynes ...  Vlad 6 episodes, 2020
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A royal woman living in rural Prussia during the 18th century is forced to choose between her own personal happiness and the future of Russia, when she marries an Emperor.

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If the crown fits... take it.


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This series reunites actor Nicholas Hoult and writer/creator Tony McNamara from "The Favourite" (2018). See more »

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Worth watching!
15 May 2020 | by 2siameseSee all my reviews

Quirky humour, great acting, certainly not trying to be historically accurate! Possibly the humour isn't slapstick enough for the initial reviewers. It's definitely worth the watch.


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Language:

English

Release Date:

15 May 2020 (USA) See more »

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