Plebs. Image shows from L to R: Jason (Jon Pointing), Grumio (Ryan Sampson), Marcus (Tom Rosenthal). Copyright: RISE Films.


ITV2 sitcom about three men living in Rome. 38 episodes (5 series), 2013 - 2019. Stars Tom Rosenthal, Ryan Sampson, Jon Pointing, Tom Basden and others.

Another series is in development.
Series 1, Episode 5 is repeated on Sunday at 1am.

Series 1, Episode 4 - The Herpes Cat

Plebs. Image shows from L to R: Flavia (Doon Mackichan), Aurelius (Tom Basden), Stylax (Joel Fry). Copyright: RISE Films.
To endear himself to Cynthia, Marcus befriends a mangy cat whom he's rescued from the courtyard. Stylax is suffering from a disturbing itch and visits a sexual health clinic where he falls for an attractive nurse.

Broadcast details

Monday 8th April 2013
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Tom Rosenthal Marcus
Ryan Sampson Grumio
Tom Basden Aurelius
Karl Theobald Landlord
Joel Fry Stylax
Doon Mackichan Flavia
Sophie Colquhoun Cynthia
Lydia Rose Bewley Metella
Guest cast
Janice Byrne Nurse Beatrix
Joelle Coutinho Vet
Writing team
Sam Leifer Writer
Tom Basden Writer
Production team
Sam Leifer Director
Teddy Leifer Producer
Caroline Leddy Executive Producer
Sam Leifer Executive Producer


Plebs - Episode 4 preview

A trailer for the fourth episode of the sitcom.

Featuring: Tom Rosenthal (Marcus), Janice Byrne (Nurse Beatrix), Ryan Sampson (Grumio), Joel Fry (Stylax), Sophie Colquhoun (Cynthia), Lydia Rose Bewley (Metella).


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