This show is about the life of the Roman emperor Claudius. Born with a stutter and therefore percieved as a fool by his family, Claudius nevertheless manage to keep his wits to him while the rest of the imperial family plots against each other in their thirst for power.
Last Episode01x13 Old King Log Aired: Dec. 06, 1976
Claudius is persuaded to marry Agrippinilla, a corrupt woman who covets the throne of Rome for her son, Nero. He then completes his memoirs knowing …
Series Fun Facts
- Kevin Stoney reprises his role as Thrasyllus of Mendes from "The Caesars" (1968).
- Although Augustus (Brian Blessed) was 21 years older than his eventual successor Tiberius (George Baker), Baker is six years Blessed's senior in real life.
- According to his memoirs, Ronnie Barker was originally offered the role of Claudius.