TV Mini-Series | Not Rated | | Biography, Drama, History
The history of the Roman Empire as experienced by one of its rulers.
Sir John Hurt revealed that he declined the role of Caligula when it was first offered to him. Because of the time-span of the production, the fact that Sir Derek Jacobi was the only cast member to appear in every episode, and the subsequent commitments of the other ... ...
Evil German woman. I'll burn your German house down.
In the Senate chamber, the famous statue of Romulus and Remus being suckled by a she-wolf is above the door. But the two children were added to the statue in the 15th century.
The show aired in 13 episodes on PBS in 1977, but was originally shown in 12 episodes in England, the first and second episodes having been combined. This is the version now available in the remastered edition on DVD.