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 3, Episode 1 is repeated today at 10pm.

Series 1, Episode 5 - Bananae

Plebs. Image shows from L to R: Stylax (Joel Fry), Irina (Anna Skellern). Copyright: RISE Films.
Mass immigration from Thrace puts the boys into contact with a sexy Thracian lodger Irina and a dazzling yellow exotic fruit, the Banana. Meanwhile, Marcus has an unfortunate encounter with an elderly war veteran.

Broadcast details

Monday 15th 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
Adrian Scarborough Claudius (Memo Taker)
Brian Murphy Victor (Donation Collecting Veteran)
Anna Skellern Irina
Stephan Ivanov Cosmo
Writing team
Sam Leifer Writer
Tom Basden Writer
Production team
Sam Leifer Director
Teddy Leifer Producer
Caroline Leddy Executive Producer
Sam Leifer Executive Producer


Episode 5 trailer

A trailer for the fifth episode of Plebs... featuring a banana, aka a 'bananae'.

Featuring: Tom Rosenthal (Marcus), Adrian Scarborough (Claudius), Brian Murphy (Victor), Anna Skellern (Irina), Ryan Sampson (Grumio), Karl Theobald (Landlord), Joel Fry (Stylax).


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