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


  • TV sitcom
  • ITV2 / ITVX
  • 2013 - 2022
  • 39 episodes (5 series)

Modern comedy set in Ancient rome, following a trio of very normal blokes who certainly won't make the history books. Stars Tom Rosenthal, Ryan Sampson, Jon Pointing, Tom Basden, Ellie Taylor and more.

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Series 3, Episode 2 - Justin Junior

Plebs. Image shows from L to R: Justin (Steve Edge), Grumio (Ryan Sampson). Copyright: RISE Films
Grumio meets Justin, the father who left him on a hill as a baby and who now wants to make up for lost time. Stylax starts dating Camilla, a female discus thrower, on a sex ban during the Games. Marcus and Delphine come to terms with each other's past.

Broadcast details

Monday 4th April 2016
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 6th April 2016 10:30pm ITV2
Friday 8th April 2016 1:35am ITV2
Wednesday 15th February 2017 10:00pm ITV2
Friday 1st December 2017 1:00am ITV2
Wednesday 6th December 2017 2:00am ITV2
Tuesday 20th February 2018 12:25am ITV2
Tuesday 24th July 2018 12:30am ITV2
Wednesday 20th May 2020 10:30pm ITV2
Thursday 25th February 2021 10:30pm ITV2
Sunday 28th February 2021 2:10am ITV2
Tuesday 21st September 2021 10:30pm ITV2
Monday 27th September 2021 1:25am ITV2
Tuesday 1st March 2022 10:30pm ITV2
Sunday 6th March 2022 2:40am ITV2
Tuesday 2nd August 2022 10:30pm ITV2
Wednesday 11th January 2023 2:00am ITV2
Wednesday 3rd January 2024 10:30pm ITV2

Cast & crew

Tom Rosenthal Marcus
Ryan Sampson Grumio
Tom Basden Aurelius
Karl Theobald Landlord
Joel Fry Stylax
Doon Mackichan Flavia
Bella Dayne Delphine
Guest cast
Maximilien Seweryn Gregory (Market Stall Holder)
Ingrid Oliver Camilla (Shot Putter)
Steve Edge Justin (Grumio's Dad)
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

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