TV Mini-Series | Not Rated | | Biography, Drama, History
The history of the Roman Empire as experienced by one of its rulers.
Ronnie Barker and Peter Sellers were offered the role of Claudius.
Oh, this is all starting to sound very familiar...
Herod frequently calls Claudius "little marmoset". Marmosets are native to the New World, which Europeans had not discovered in Roman times.
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.
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