Empire of the Tsars

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  • 2016
  • 1 Season

In this docuseries, presenter Lucy Worsley travels to Russia to explore the historical story of the Romanovs, the royal family who controlled the Russian empire for centuries. The series aired on the BBC in 2016.

Empire of the Tsars
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Seasons
The Road to Revolution
3. The Road to Revolution
January 20, 2016
Falling victim to revolution, the Romanov dynasty met a brutal end thanks in part to Nicholas II and his faith in the notorious Rasputin.
Age of Extremes
2. Age of Extremes
January 13, 2016
When Catherine the Great seized power in 1762, she became the most powerful woman in the world and attempted to modernize Russia, with mixed results.
Reinventing Russia
1. Reinventing Russia
January 6, 2016
Lucy Worsley investigates how a 16-year-old boy became the leader of the world's largest country and started Russia's Romanov dynasty.
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In this docuseries, presenter Lucy Worsley travels to Russia to explore the historical story of the Romanovs, the royal family who controlled the Russian empire for centuries. The series aired on the BBC in 2016.

  • Premiere Date
    January 6, 2016