Season 1, Episode 5 A.D.
Conclusion. Murder, debauchery and bloody arena "games" mark the reign of Nero (Anthony Andrews)---capped by a fire that ravages Rome and an obsessive persecution of Christians. Peter: Denis Quilley. Tigellinus: Jonathan Hyde. Paul: Philip Sayer. Valerius: Neil Dickson. Caleb: Cecil Humphreys. Corinna: Diane Venora.
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- Premiered: March 31, 1985
- Rating: None
- Premise: A 12-hour 1985 miniseries about the rise of Christianity amid the grandeur---and decadence---of 1st-century Rome. This epic from producer Vincenzo Labella features a star-studded cast and picks up where his 1977 blockbuster `Jesus of Nazareth' left off. (more)