Acclaimed blackly comic historical drama series. Set amidst a web of power, corruption and lies, it chronicles the reigns of the Roman emperors - Augustus, Tiberius, Caligula and finally Claudius.
- Genre: Drama, War & Politics
- Studio: BBC Two
- Keyword: epic, based on novel or book, rome, italy, roman empire, emperor, manipulation, dark comedy, ambition, ancient rome, murder, betrayal, miniseries, period drama, historical, political intrigue , tyranny, costume drama, nero, 1st century, caligula
- Cast: Derek Jacobi, Siân Phillips, Margaret Tyzack, Brian Blessed, James Faulkner, Fiona Walker