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The Great Season 3

The Great Season 3


Catherine and Peter try to make their marriage work despite some problems. Peter clearly knows that Catherine wants to murder him, and she also puts all of his friends in prison. However, Peter just plays First Husband to Catherine’s reign, so he busies himself with parenting, hunting, and culinary arts.

air date

May. 12,2023


Colin Bucksey, Matthew Moore, Bert, Bertie, Ben Chessell, Geeta Vasant Patel, Zetna Fuentes


Tony McNamara, Vanessa Alexander, Gretel Vella, Matthew Moore, Constance Cheng, Maisie Parker

production companies

Echo Lake Entertainment, MRC, MacGowan Films

Where to Watch The Great Season 3

Season 3

The Great Season 3 Episode Guide

The Bullet or the Bear

S3 E1 The Bullet or the Bear

May. 12,2023

Catherine and Peter seek some marriage guidance after the chaotic events of the previous day left them in an awkward place in their relationship.

Choose Your Weapon

S3 E2 Choose Your Weapon

May. 12,2023

Catherine is visited by the UK and US Ambassadors both wanting her to intervene in the War of Independence. Maxim takes issue with the public displays of affection between Grigor and Marial.

You The People

S3 E3 You The People

May. 12,2023

Catherine involves the peasants, nobles and merchants in a conference designed to bring change to Russia. Peter’s hunt for revenge on an historic enemy threatens to destabilise Catherine’s attempt to outlaw murder.


S3 E4 Stag

May. 12,2023

Arkady and Tatyana help Peter and Catherine through a rough patch as they clash over their son Paul. Catherine fears Paul will grow up to be a ruthless and careless leader and Archie and Elizabeth are alarmed when Catherine refuses to ordain him.


S3 E5 Sweden

May. 12,2023

Peter is once again tormented by his father, Peter the Great’s expectations and his failure to continue the legacy of his empire. Catherine must decide what to do about the unrest being stirred up in the regions, but Velementov is in no state to help her.


S3 E6 Ice

May. 12,2023

Catherine tries to persuade Peter to come home whilst Hugo re-doubles his attempts to regain his kingdom. Georgina continues to play her complicated court games.


S3 E7 Fun

May. 12,2023

Catherine wants to bring more fun to the court. With Georgina’s help she stages a festival of truth, jokes and stunningly clever ideas. Katya puts on a play that challenges Catherine’s reign, and Catherine samples Peter’s invention of salty desserts.

Peter and the Wolf

S3 E8 Peter and the Wolf

May. 12,2023

Catherine introduces divorce to the court with unforeseen consequences. Grigor befriends Maxim and goes stag hunting, and Elizabeth and Petrov go on a trip to the regions.


S3 E9 Destiny

May. 12,2023

Under orders from Catherine, Grigor hides out in the forest with Paul. Catherine plays a dangerous game with herself to prove that her destiny lies in Russia, and grapples with the impact Peter’s decisions have on her rule.

Once Upon a Time

S3 E10 Once Upon a Time

May. 12,2023

Catherine meets court scientist Nikolai, who announces a comet is about to pass through Russia. She uses this phenomenon to her advantage and in the face of some huge challenges, unearths a new side of her leadership.

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Cast of The Great Season 3

Elle Fanning

Catherine II of Russia

Nicholas Hoult

Peter III of Russia

Phoebe Fox


Gwilym Lee

Grigor Dymov

Adam Godley


Douglas Hodge

General Velementov

Belinda Bromilow

Elizabeth Petrovna

Bayo Gbadamosi


Charity Wakefield

Georgina Dymova

Florence Keith-Roach