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Plebs. Image shows from L to R: Grumio (Ryan Sampson), Stylax (Joel Fry), Marcus (Tom Rosenthal). Copyright: RISE Films.

Plebs

ITV2 sitcom. 22 episodes (3 series), 2013 - 2016. Stars Tom Rosenthal, Joel Fry, Ryan Sampson, Doon Mackichan, Tom Basden, Karl Theobald, Tom Davis and others.

Series 1, Episode 6 - Saturnalia

It's the festival of Saturnalia and the celebration on the stroke of midnight is the perfect opportunity for Marcus to make a move on Cynthia. But will his efforts be in vain?

Full synopsis

Plebs. Image shows from L to R: Brother Quintus (Alex Macqueen), Grumio (Ryan Sampson). Copyright: RISE Films.

It's the festival of Saturnalia and the celebration on the stroke of midnight is the perfect opportunity for Marcus to make a move on Cynthia. But will his efforts be in vain?

Grumio goes on a mission to make sure that sacrificial meat doesn't go to waste.

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 22nd April 2013
Time
10pm
Channel
ITV2
Length
30 minutes
Ratings
0.51 million viewers (2.60% audience share)

Repeats

  1. Tuesday 23rd April 2013 at 11:45pm on ITV2
  2. Thursday 25th April 2013 at 10:50pm on ITV2
  3. Saturday 27th April 2013 at 11:10pm on ITV2
  4. Thursday 30th May 2013 at 12:20am on ITV2
  5. Wednesday 31st July 2013 at 10:30pm on ITV2
  6. Saturday 3rd August 2013 at 12:35am on ITV2
  7. Friday 6th December 2013 at 1:25am on ITV2
  8. Sunday 29th December 2013 at 2:15am on ITV2
  9. Monday 24th February 2014 at 10:30pm on ITV2
  10. Tuesday 16th September 2014 at 12:00am on ITV2
  11. Sunday 21st September 2014 at 1:50am on ITV2
  12. Monday 24th November 2014 at 11:50pm on ITV2
  13. Tuesday 27th January 2015 at 11:05pm on ITV2
  14. Monday 3rd August 2015 at 10:40pm on ITV
  15. Monday 23rd November 2015 at 9:30pm on ITV2

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Tom Rosenthal Marcus
Joel Fry Stylax
Ryan Sampson Grumio
Doon Mackichan Flavia
Tom Basden Aurelius
Karl Theobald Landlord
Sophie Colquhoun Cynthia
Lydia Rose Bewley Metella
Guest cast
Adrian Scarborough Claudius (Memo Taker)
Alex Macqueen Brother Quintus
Janine Duvitski Soothsayer
Zaphir Radjab Brother Laurence
Writing team
Sam Leifer Writer
Tom Basden Writer
Production team
Sam Leifer Director
Teddy Leifer Producer
Caroline Leddy Exec Producer
Sam Leifer Exec Producer
Julian Fullalove Production Designer
Oli Julian (as Oliver Julian) Composer
Nick Ames Editor

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