I, Claudius

  • 1977
  • TV Show
  • TV-14

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 Jacobi as the stuttering and shrewd Claudius, and a scene-stealing, over-the-top turn by John Hurt as (more…)

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FOR MATURE AUDIENCES. An epic tale of ambition, debauchery, and intrigue, this Emmy®-winning series spans the history of the Roman Empire.

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  • Premise: 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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