Despite not believing in such things, Pliny has fallen in love at first sight. Meanwhile, Doris makes a surprising confession. By Hattie Naylor.
Pliny, despite vehemently not believing in such things, appears to have fallen in love at first sight. In a quest to find the girl of his dreams, he commands Venta to go under cover in the Ladies side of the Roman Baths. Meanwhile, Doris the psychic cook makes a surprising confession, which no one saw coming. By Hattie Naylor, based on real events in first century Rome.
Pliny the Younger . . . Kieran Hodgson
Venta . . . Nigel Barrett
Marcella . . . Joanna Scanlan
Doris/Oppia . . . Mia Soteriou
Maximus . . . Ewan Bailey
Music composed and performed by Pete Flood (percussion) with Laura Cannell (recorder, crumhorn), Rhodri Davies (Harp) and Paul Sartin (Oboe, Cor Anglais)
A BBC/Cymru Wales production, directed by Kate McAll.