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 …
I, Claudius: Season 1, Episode #8 - Zeus, By Jove!
Rome, 37-38 CE. On his deathbed, Tiberius names Caligula heir to the Roman throne. Then Caligula falls into a…
I, Claudius: Season 1, Episode #7 - Reign of Terror
Rome, 30-31 CE. The ambitious Sejanus, has destroyed nearly all of his enemies. Even Tiberius, is in danger.…
Series Fun Facts
- George Baker (Tiberius) is actually two years older than SiÃ¢n Phillips, who played his mother Livia.
- Derek Jacobi is only a year Brian Blessed's junior in real life, Claudius was 53 years younger than his great-uncle Augustus. Similarly, John Hurt (Caligula) is only fourteen months Jacobi's…
[show]Derek Jacobi is only a year Brian Blessed's junior in real life, Claudius was 53 years younger than his great-uncle Augustus. Similarly, John Hurt (Caligula) is only fourteen months Jacobi's junior whereas Caligula was 22 years his uncle and successor Claudius' junior.
- Although Augustus (Brian Blessed) is intended to be 21 years older than his eventual successor Tiberius (George Baker), Baker is six years Blessed's senior in real life.