I, Claudius

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01Augustus2010112820101204
20120611 (BBC7)
20120612 (BBC7)

Dramatisation by Robin Brooks of Robert Graves' scandalous histories of Roman political vice.

Young Claudius grows up in the turbulent household of Augustus, the first Roman Emperor, and Livia, the wife who matched his achievements with her ambition.

The Imperial Couple disregard their young grandson as they inch towards absolute power.

But that won't save Claudius from heartbreak.

Claudius - Tom Goodman-hill

Augustus - Derek Jacobi

Livia - Harriet Walter

Tiberius - Tim Mcinnerny

Julia - Alison Pettitt

Athenodorus - Sam Dale

Cato - Jude Akuwudike

Thrasyllus - Sean Baker

Young Claudius - Harvey Allpress

Young Herod - Felix Zadek-Ewing

Young Germanicus - Harry Child

Camilla - Lauren Mote

Young Postumus - Ryan Watson

Young Livilla - Holly Gibbs

Other parts played by Adeel Akhtar, Tony Bell, Christine Kavanagh, and Sally Orrock.

Specially composed music by David Pickvance.

Directed by Jonquil Panting.

Derek Jacobi stars in Robert Graves' scandalous history of Roman political vice.

History of the Roman Imperial dynasty. Young Claudius grows up in a turbulent household.

The Roman Imperial dynasty's scandalous history. Young Claudius grows up in a turbulent household. Stars Derek Jacobi.

02Tiberius2010120520101211
20120612 (BBC7)
20120613 (BBC7)

Dramatisation by Robin Brooks of Robert Graves' classic Roman histories.

Growing up amid the intrigues of the Imperial family, Claudius learns his grandmother Livia's true ambition - and finds himself and his brother Germanicus in danger.

Claudius - Tom Goodman-hill

Augustus - Derek Jacobi

Livia - Harriet Walter

Tiberius - Tim Mcinnerny

Pollio - Trevor Peacock

Germanicus - Joseph Kloska

Agrippina - Hattie Morahan

Sejanus - Sam Dale

Herod Agrippa - Zubin Varla

Postumus - Henry Devas

Livilla - Leah Brotherhead

Cassius Chaerea - Jude Akuwudike

Pomponius - Sean Baker

Antonia - Christine Kavanagh

Castor - Iain Batchelor

Piso - Tony Bell

Pallas - Lloyd Thomas

Young Caligula - James Warner

Specially composed music by David Pickvance.

Directed by Jonquil Panting.

Claudius learns his grandmother Livia's true ambition.

Discovering his grandmother Livia's true ambition, Claudius and his brother face danger.

Discovering his grandmother Livia's true ambition, Claudius and his brother face danger. Stars Derek Jacobi and Harriet Walter.

03Sejanus2010121220101218
20120613 (BBC7)
20120614 (BBC7)

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

Specially composed music by David Pickvance.

Directed by Jonquil Panting.

Robert Graves' classic Roman histories darken, as Tiberius fights to keep his throne.

Tiberius finds his commander of the guard an invaluable aide against treason.

Fighting for his throne, Tiberius finds his commander of the guard an invaluable aide against treason. Stars Tim McInnerny.

04Caligula2010121920101225
20120614 (BBC7)
20120615 (BBC7)

Dramatisation by Robin Brooks of Robert Graves' entertaining histories of Imperial Rome.

When the Emperor Tiberius dies, the young and popular Caligula succeeds his Uncle.

Claudius will be the first to learn his secret.

Claudius - Tom Goodman-Hill

Tiberius - Tim McInnerny

Caligula - Samuel Barnett

Herod Agrippa - Zubin Varla

Antonia - Christine Kavanagh

Calpurnia - Sally Orrock

Drusilla - Deeivya Meir

Macro - Tony Bell

Agrippinilla - Claire Harry

Thrasyllus - Sean Baker

Doctor - Adeel Akhtar

Gaoler - Iain Batchelor

Senator - Lloyd Thomas

Specially composed music by David Pickvance.

Directed by Jonquil Panting.

Robert Graves' classic Roman histories darken, as Tiberius fights to keep his throne.

The new and popular emperor Caligula has some surprises for his uncle Claudius.

The new and popular emperor Caligula has some surprises for his uncle Claudius. Stars Tom Goodman-Hill and Samuel Barnett.

05Claudius2010122620110101
20120615 (BBC7)
20120616 (BBC7)

Robert Graves' wickedly enjoyable histories of Imperial Rome, dramatised by Robin Brooks.

How the Sibyl's prophecy came true, for the most unwilling Emperor of them all.

Claudius - Tom Goodman-Hill

Caligula - Samuel Barnett

Herod Agrippa - Zubin Varla

Messalina - Jessica Raine

Calpurnia - Sally Orrock

Cassius Chaerea - Jude Akuwudike

Gratus - Sam Dale

Cornelius - Iain Batchelor

Bassus - Lloyd Thomas

Asiaticus - Sean Baker

Lupus - Henry Devas

Sentius - Tony Bell

The Executioner - Adeel Akhtar

Specially composed music by David Pickvance.

Directed by Jonquil Panting.

How the Sibyl's prophecy came true, for the most unwilling emperor of them all. Stars Tom Goodman-Hill and Samuel Barnett.

06 LASTMessalina2011010220110108
20120618 (BBC7)
20120619 (BBC7)

Dramatisation by Robin Brooks of Robert Graves' great histories of first century Rome.

The ageing Emperor Claudius works to restore the Republic.

But his beautiful young wife Messalina has other plans.

Claudius - Tom Goodman-Hill

Messalina - Jessica Raine

Narcissus - Robin Soans

Calpurnia - Sally Orrock

Burrhus - Jude Akuwudike

Britannicus - Ryan Watson

Euodus - Adeel Akhtar

Asiaticus - Sean Baker

Frontinus - Tony Bell

Tacitus - Sam Dale

Callistus - Henry Devas

Agrippinilla - Claire Harry

Soldier - Iain Batchelor

Specially composed music by David Pickvance.

Directed by Jonquil Panting.

Claudius tries to relinquish power, only to find himself a God, in Robert Graves' classic.

Claudius works to restore the republic, but his beautiful wife Messalina has other plans.

Aging Emperor Claudius works to restore the republic. But his beautiful wife Messalina has other plans. Stars Tom Goodman-Hill.