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I, Claudius (BBC-2 1976, Derek Jacobi, Patrick Stewart)

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Period drama serial. Often bloodthirsty machinations in ancient Rome with various Emperors as seen through the eyes of the stuttering Claudius. The show was never shy of dealing with the more salacious aspects of the Roman Empire.

production details
UK | BBC Two | 1×100 minutes 11×50 minutes | Broadcast 20 September – 6 December 1976

Writer: Jack Pulman
Novel: Robert Graves
Producer: Martin Lisemore

cast
Derek Jacobi as Claudius
George Baker as Tiberius
Margaret Tyzack as Antonia
Siân Phillips as Livia Drusilla
Brian Blessed as Augustus
James Faulkner as Herod Agrippa
Fiona Walker as Agrippina
Kevin McNally as Castor
Bernard Hepton as Pallas
Sheila White as Messalina
John Cater as Narcissus
Frances White as Julia
David Robb as Germanicus
Ian Ogilvy as Drusus
John Paul as Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa
Christopher Biggins as Nero
John Rhys-Davies as Naevius Sutorius Macro