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

Plebs

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.

Series 4, Episode 1 is repeated on Tuesday at 2:05am.

Series 2, Episode 1 - The Chariot

Plebs. Image shows from L to R: Cornelius (Neil Stuke), Stylax (Joel Fry), Marcus (Tom Rosenthal), Grumio (Ryan Sampson). Copyright: RISE Films.
Having won 100 denari each through Stylax's betting on a chariot race, he and Marcus have very different ideas on how to spend the money. Marcus, naturally, wants to spend it on Cynthia, whilst Stylax prefers a more laddish approach.

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 22nd September 2014
Time
10pm
Channel
ITV2
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Tom Rosenthal Marcus
Ryan Sampson Grumio
Tom Basden Aurelius
Karl Theobald Landlord
Tom Davis Davus
Joel Fry Stylax
Doon Mackichan Flavia
Sophie Colquhoun Cynthia
Lydia Rose Bewley Metella
Guest cast
Jim Rosenthal Commentator
Neil Stuke Cornelius
Paul Putner Steward
Deyan Machev Waiter
Anton Trendafilov Beggar
Lauren Socha Amanda
Writing team
Sam Leifer Writer
Tom Basden Writer
Production team
Sam Leifer Director
Teddy Leifer Producer
Caroline Leddy Executive Producer
Sam Leifer Executive Producer
Nick Ames Editor
Julian Fullalove Production Designer
Oli Julian (as Oliver Julian) Composer

Video

Plebs Series 2 - Full Trailer

Marcus, Stylax and Grumio are back on our screens soon for a second series of Plebs. It's 26 BC in Ancient Rome and the boys are up to their usual antics, trying to get dates and make it in the big smoke.

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

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