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 3

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Monday 15th January 2018

Pliny, his mother Marcella and his slave Venta spend the day indulging in the pleasures of Rome - shopping and bathing.


2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Tuesday 16th January 2018

Despite not believing in such things, Pliny has fallen in love at first sight. Meanwhile, Doris makes a surprising confession.


3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Wednesday 17th January 2018

Pliny has a new job as chief overseer of the sewage works of Rome, but it is someone else who has to do the real dirty work.


4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Thursday 18th January 2018

Pliny is invited to the Palatine, where he finds out to his horror just how much the Emperor Domitian knows about him.


5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Friday 19th January 2018

The Emperor Domitian is increasingly paranoid that there is a plot against him. This time he is right.