Episodes

SeriesEpisodeTitleRepeatedComments
0101Meeting At Formiae20090601 BT=1500 (BBC7)
20090602 BT=0300 (BBC7)
20100423 BT=1000 (BBC7)
20100424 BT=0300 (BBC7)
20110905 (BBC7)
20110906 (BBC7)

Julius visits senate leaders Cicero and Cato undercover to gather support for his proposed rule of Rome.

Stars David Troughton.

Julius visits senate leaders Cicero and Cato to get support for his proposed rule of Rome.

Julius seeks senate leaders Cicero and Cato's support to shake up the rule of Rome.

Julius seeks senate leaders Cicero and Cato's support to shake up the rule of Rome. Mike Walker's play stars David Troughton.

0102The Arena20090602 BT=1500 (BBC7)
20090603 BT=0300 (BBC7)
20100427 BT=0300 (BBC7)
20110906 (BBC7)
20110907 (BBC7)

As Julius's appointed heir, young Octavian used his legendary skills to outwit enemies.

As Julius' appointed heir, young Octavian used his legendary skills to outwit enemies.

As Julius' appointed heir, young Octavian used his legendary skills to outwit enemies and rule Rome. Stars Richard Johnson.

0103Peeling Figs For Julius

0103 LASTPeeling Figs For Julius20090603 BT=1500 (BBC7)
20090604 BT=0300 (BBC7)
20100428 BT=0300 (BBC7)
20110907 (BBC7)
20110908 (BBC7)

His name is now a byword for depravity, but how evil was Emperor Caligula?

His name is now a byword for depravity, but growing up in Tiberius' court - how evil was Emperor Caligula? Stars David Tennant.

0201The Best Of Mothers20090604 BT=1500 (BBC7)
20090605 BT=0300 (BBC7)
20100429 BT=0300 (BBC7)
20110908 (BBC7)
20110909 (BBC7)

The murderous tale of Emperor Nero and his interfering mother Agrippina.

The murderous tale of Emperor Nero and his interfering mother Agrippina. Stars Jonathan Forbes and Frances Barber.

0202The Glass Ball Game20090605 BT=1500 (BBC7)
20090606 BT=0300 (BBC7)
20100430 BT=0300 (BBC7)
20110909 (BBC7)
20110910 (BBC7)

The story of Emperor Hadrian and his relationship with Antinous. Stars Andrew Garfield.

The story of Emperor Hadrian and his relationship with Antinous, who died in mysterious circumstances. Stars Andrew Garfield.

0203Citizens In A Great City

0203 LASTCitizens In A Great City20090608 BT=1500 (BBC7)
20090609 BT=0300 (BBC7)
20100501 BT=0300 (BBC7)
20110912 (BBC7)
20110913 (BBC7)

The story of Septimus Severus and how he came to the brink of becoming Emperor.

The story of Septimus Severus and how he came to the brink of becoming Emperor. Stars Ronald Pickup and Ray Fearon.

0301Empress In The West20110913 (BBC7)
20110914 (BBC7)

The tale of Victoria, a woman in a man's world who gets to the top through her son.

The tale of Victoria, a woman in a man's world who gets to the top through her son. Stars David Troughton and Barbara Flynn.

0302The Maker Of All Things20110914 (BBC7)
20110915 (BBC7)

Constantine and Crispus are father and son. Can even this bond survive politics?

Constantine and Crispus are father and son. Can even this indivisible bond survive politics? Starring Christine Kavanagh.

0303 LASTEmpire Without End20110915 (BBC7)
20110916 (BBC7)

Romulus Augustus is studious, bookish, and not even Roman - yet he's worshipped as Caesar.

Romulus Augustus is studious, bookish - and not even Roman. So how come he's worshipped as Caesar? Starring David Collings.

Romulus Augustus is studious, bookish - and not even Roman.

So how come he's worshipped as Caesar? Starring David Collings.