Main content
Sorry, this episode is not currently available

Pliny has been commanded by the Emperor to hold a banquet for General Agricola, recently returned a hero from his conquest of Britain. But all is not as it seems. By Hattie Naylor.

Pliny has been commanded by Emperor Domitian to hold a banquet for General Agricola who has recently returned from a successful conquest of Britain. The feast will take place at Pliny's villa outside Rome. But all is not what it seems. The Emperor is a jealous man and Pliny becomes suspicious when he sends one of his personal slaves to oversee the menu. By Hattie Naylor

A BBC/Cymru Wales production, directed by Kate McAll.

14 minutes


Role Contributor
Pliny the Younger Kieran Hodgson
Venta Nigel Barrett
Marcella Joanna Scanlan
Doris the Cook Mia Soteriou
Regulus Matthew Gravelle
Lucipor Ewan Bailey
Director Kate McAll
Writer Hattie Naylor


Audio Books

Audio Books

Download these highlights and all our programmes via the iPlayer Radio app.