3 for Fans of The Great

Love the Catherine the Great-centric comedy The Great? Try these!

The Empress of Art: Catherine the Great and the Transformation of Russia by Susan Jaques
Traces the remarkable history of Catherine the Great’s influential art collection and creation of the Hermitage, discussing how her cultural goals were part of a long-term plan to modernize and westernize Russia.

Catherine the Great
Peek into the life of Catherine II, from the beautiful royal courts of 18th century Russia to her troubled marriage to Peter III (portrayed in nearly ‘screwball’ fashion).

Voyage en Russie/Across Russia
A compilation of instrumental and vocal folk music from various parts of Russia.