Nicholas and Alexandra: The Letters

Historian Suzannah Lipscomb explores the great love story of Tsar Nicholas II and his wife Alexandra, more than a century after their execution. The two-part series focuses on the couple's intimate correspondence, which chronicles their eccentric religious views, political ineptitude, and reliance on the mystic, Rasputin, in the lead-up to the 1917 Russian Revolution.

Episodes

Air Date: January 28, 2019 - 50:09
Complete misjudgment on the part of the tsar and his wife led to the great Russian Empire's fall into economic and military collapse.
Air Date: January 21, 2019 - 50:10
The first episode reveals the obstacles the royal couple first faced.