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 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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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