This gripping six-part docu-drama tells the extraordinary true story of Russia’s doomed imperial family, and their spectacular fall from power: the epic tale of how one family’s dark secrets help tear apart one of the most powerful empires on earth, and plunge the world into a new era of conflict and revolution.
As social upheaval sweeps Russia, Czar Nicholas, the richest man on earth, resists change. His wife Alexandra is desperate to save the life of their sickly son and heir. Into their lives come the only man they believe can save him and the future of their dynasty: the charismatic mystic Grigory Rasputin.
A thrilling story of wealth, faith, love, sex, war and revolution, whose bloody finale becomes the opening chapter of our modern world.
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