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.

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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

Monday 22nd September 2014
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


    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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