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. 30 episodes (4 series), 2013 - 2018. Stars Tom Rosenthal, Ryan Sampson, Jon Pointing, Tom Basden and others.

Another series is in development.

Plebs. Image shows from L to R: Delphine (Bella Dayne), Maya (Laura Elsworthy). Copyright: RISE Films.

Series 3, Episode 1 - The Beasts

The boys are desperate for tickets to one of the 'Beast shows' at the Games. Marcus meets Delphine, a fiery activist from Gaul, whom he hopes will become his 'Gaul-friend'. Grumio clashes with Landlady, their missing Landlord's formidable mother.

Broadcast details

Monday 4th April 2016
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Tom Rosenthal Marcus
    Ryan Sampson Grumio
    Tom Basden Aurelius
    Karl Theobald Landlord
    Tom Davis Davus
    Maureen Lipman Landlady
    Joel Fry Stylax
    Doon Mackichan Flavia
    Bella Dayne Delphine
    Guest cast
    Lolly Adefope Atilla
    Geoffrey McGivern (as Geoff McGivern) Simeon
    Laura Elsworthy Maya
    Simon Greenall Announcer
    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
    Steve Clark (as Steve 'Sparky' Clark) Production Designer
    Oli Julian (as Oliver Julian) Composer


    The Beasts tickets

    The boys try to get some tickets...

    Featuring: Tom Rosenthal (Marcus), Ryan Sampson (Grumio), Joel Fry (Stylax), Lolly Adefope (Atilla).


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