Peter the Great: The Gamblers

Moscow, 1682 and clan rivalry forces the accession of two joint tsars one, Ivan, is feeble minded and the other is Peter, a child of ten years old.
Peter the Great The Gamblers Moscow and clan rivalry forces the accession of two joint tsars one Ivan is feeble minded and the other is Peter a child of ten years old

  • Title: Peter the Great: The Gamblers
  • Author: Mike Walker
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 141
  • Format: Audiobook
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    1. bbc/programmes/b07w6b7tDescription: As we approach the centenary of the Russian Revolution in October 2017, Radio 4 embark on an ambitious chronicle of Russian leaders; set over 11 plays, in three seasons - beginning with Ivan the Terrible, contemporary of Elizabeth I, and ending with Russia's current Premier - Vladimir Putin. TSAR continues the full-blooded, rich 'more is more' tradition forged by the team that made Plantagenet and The Stuarts for Radio 4.Series One takes in the reigns of Ivan [...]

    2. From BBC Radio 4:Moscow, 1682 and clan rivalry forces the accession of two joint tsars: one, Ivan, is feeble-minded and the other is Peter, a child of ten years old. Sophia, their half-sister, proclaims herself regent and in so doing becomes the first woman to rule Russia, with the Streltsy, the tsar's regiment of ruthless musketeers, on her side. But under-estimating Peter as he grows up could prove a dangerous mistake.Director Alison HindellIn the run-up to the centenary of the Russian Revolut [...]

    3. 18 SEP 2016 - From BBC Radio 4:Moscow, 1682 and clan rivalry forces the accession of two joint tsars: one, Ivan, is feeble-minded and the other is Peter, a child of ten years old. Sophia, their half-sister, proclaims herself regent and in so doing becomes the first woman to rule Russia, with the Streltsy, the tsar's regiment of ruthless musketeers, on her side. But under-estimating Peter as he grows up could prove a dangerous mistake.In the run-up to the centenary of the Russian Revolution in Oc [...]

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