New reality series Bromans continues on Thursday 21 September at 9.00pm on ITV2. In the series eight modern-day lads are thrown back in time to see if they can cut it as Roman Gladiators, as the reality show continues. They will be joined on their journey back to ancient Rome by their girlfriends, and cameras will follow the couples as they immerse themselves in the ancient world.
The boys are trained by the fearsome “Doctore”, played by David McIntosh, and take part in daily, physical tasks in preparation for the grand final – a battle in front of a baying crowd in a coliseum. If they fail to make the grade, the would-be gladiators will be sent packing back to the
If they make it to the Emperor’s games, they are in with a chance of taking home the Emperor’s gold. Throughout the competition, the Emperor’s assistant Dominus (Tom Bell) will act as the eyes and ears of the elusive Emperor. The boy’s girlfriends assist them in preparing for battle, as well as practising traditional Roman tasks like wine making and sculpting. Narrating the proceedings is a real life Roman, Roman Kemp.
In this second episode, there are some new arrivals in ancient Rome. In an attempt to avoid being banished, the couples battle it out in the cesspit. All roads lead to home for one more couple, as the remaining citizens take another step towards the Emperor’s games.
Bromans Episode 2 airs Thursday 21 September 2017 from 9.00pm on ITV2.