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I, Claudius

A superlative 13-part saga, based on Robert Graves' novels, centering on the historian Claudius and how, in an unlikely (and violent) chain of events, he came to rule the Roman Empire. Brilliantly mounted, and with a memorable lead performance by Derek Jac (more…)

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Old King Log Season 1, Episode 13 Jan 29, 1978 Paid

Rome, 54 CE. Claudius marries Agrippinilla, mother of Nero and the deadliest woman in Rome. A prophecy has told him that Nero will be Rome’s next ruler. Claudius knowingly seals his fate and that of his own son by naming Nero his heir. He finishes his book and buries a copy to be found centuries later.

Old King Log Season 1, Episode 12 Jan 22, 1978 Subscription

Rome, 54 CE. Claudius marries Agrippinilla, mother of Nero. A prophecy has told him that Nero will be Rome's next ruler. Claudius knowingly seals his fate and that of his own son by naming Nero his heir.

A God in Colchester Season 1, Episode 11 Jan 15, 1978 Subscription

Rome, 47-48 CE. While Claudius is away invading Britain, Messalina challenges a leading prostitute to a tournament of sex. She wins, scandalizing Rome, but Claudius remains in the dark.

Fool's Luck Season 1, Episode 10 Jan 8, 1978 Subscription

Rome, 41-43 CE. Under Claudius's rule, the empire's finances are improving. His beautiful wife, Messalina—a marriage arranged by Caligula—bears him two children and urges him to make an alliance with Silanus, governor of Spain.

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