How To Survive The Roman Empire, By Pliny And Me. Copyright: BBC.

How To Survive The Roman Empire, By Pliny And Me

BBC Radio 4 comedy in first century Rome. 15 episodes (3 series), 2015 - 2018. Stars Kieran Hodgson, Nigel Barrett, Joanna Scanlan and Mia Soteriou.

Series 1

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Monday 26th October 2015

Pliny and his mother go shopping for a new slave. Pliny wants someone with secretarial skills to help him get his letters ready for publication. His mother has other needs in mind.

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2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Tuesday 27th October 2015

Pliny the Younger and Venta, his new Welsh slave, go hunting for boar.

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3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Wednesday 28th October 2015

Pliny has an unnerving visit from his fellow lawyer, and arch-rival, Regulus.

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4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Thursday 29th October 2015

Pliny the Younger and his mother are invited to dinner with the Emperor.

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5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Friday 30th October 2015

Pliny is put out when one of his dinner guests fails to show up.

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