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Tim McInnerny stars as the Emperor Tiberius, as he struggles to keep his grip on power, in Robin Brooks' dramatisation of Robert Graves' classic Roman histories.

Dramatisation by Robin Brooks of Robert Graves' ground-breaking histories of first-century Rome.

As he struggles to keep his throne, the Emperor Tiberius finds his Commander of the Guard, Sejanus, an invaluable aide against treason. And Sejanus finds Claudius an unwilling collaborator in his rise to power.

Claudius ..... Tom Goodman-Hill
Tiberius ..... Tim McInnerny
Livia ..... Harriet Walter
Caligula ..... Samuel Barnett
Sejanus ..... Sam Dale
Agrippina ..... Hattie Morahan
Antonia ..... Christine Kavanagh
Livilla ..... Leah Brotherhead
Pallas ..... Lloyd Thomas
The Fisherman ..... Adeel Akhtar
Macro ..... Tony Bell
Calpurnia ..... Sally Orrock
Plautius ..... Jude Akuwudike
Cremutius ..... Sean Baker
Officer ..... Iain Batchelor
Senator ..... Henry Devas
Plancina ..... Claire Harry
Aelia ..... Deeivya Meir
Pallas ..... Lloyd Thomas

Specially composed music by David Pickvance.
Directed by Jonquil Panting.

1 hour


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