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

Series 2

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Monday 23rd October 2017

As a teenager Pliny witnessed the eruption of Vesuvius from his home across the bay.

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2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Tuesday 24th October 2017

Pliny has been commanded by Emperor Domitian to hold a banquet for General Agricola.

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3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Wednesday 25th October 2017

When the conquering hero mysteriously falls ill and dies, someone has to pay a heavy price.

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4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Thursday 26th October 2017

Venta has been arrested, accused of murdering a famous war hero, and flung into prison.

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5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Friday 27th October 2017

Venta the slave has been moved to the cells under the Colosseum, along with his new friend Calvin, a dwarf convicted of stealing a chicken.

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