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 5, Episode 1 - The Vineyard

Plebs. Image shows from L to R: Marcus (Tom Rosenthal), Jason (Jon Pointing), Grumio (Ryan Sampson), Nanna (Paola Dionisotti), Atlas (Nigel Lindsay). Copyright: RISE Films
The boys set off on a wine-buying trip to Tuscany, but when their cart has a collision on the road they are forced to pull in to a nearby village.

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Broadcast details

Monday 30th September 2019
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 3rd October 2019 12:20am ITV2
Monday 7th October 2019 12:25am ITV2
Tuesday 24th March 2020 10:00pm ITV2
Saturday 28th March 2020 2:15am ITV2
Tuesday 31st March 2020 2:05am ITV2
Wednesday 28th April 2021 10:00pm ITV2
Sunday 2nd May 2021 12:55am ITV2
Tuesday 23rd November 2021 10:00pm ITV2
Monday 29th November 2021 1:05am ITV2
Tuesday 26th April 2022 10:00pm ITV2
Sunday 1st May 2022 1:00am ITV2
Thursday 10th November 2022 10:00pm ITV2
Tuesday 25th April 2023 10:00pm ITV2
Saturday 29th April 2023 1:00am ITV2
Tuesday 22nd August 2023 10:00pm ITV2
Monday 28th August 2023 1:50am ITV2

Cast & crew

Tom Rosenthal Marcus
Ryan Sampson Grumio
Jon Pointing (as Jonathan Pointing) Jason
Guest cast
Tamla Kari Calypso
Nigel Lindsay Atlas
Paola Dionisotti Nanna
Joe Sims Vulcan
Writing team
Sam Leifer Writer
Tom Basden Writer
Production team
Sam Leifer Director
Teddy Leifer Producer
Caroline Leddy Executive Producer
Sam Leifer Executive Producer
Tom Basden Associate Producer
Rupert Bray Line Producer
Nick Ames Editor
Dan Robinson Editor
Julian Fullalove Production Designer
Mariana Stanisheva Casting Director
Catherine Willis Casting Director
Irina Kotcheva Costume Designer
Andrew Rodger Director of Photography
Christine Cant Make-up Designer
Oli Julian (as Oliver Julian) Composer
Nick Foster Composer
Jonathan Farmer 1st Assistant Director


Series 5 trailer 2

Brand new Plebs starts this September on ITV2.

Featuring: Ryan Sampson (Grumio).

Grumio goes truffle hunting

In order to pay back their debts for killing a prize winning truffle hunting pig, Grumio offers up his new special truffle sense to find them himself.

Featuring: Tom Rosenthal (Marcus), Ryan Sampson (Grumio), Jonathan Pointing (Jason), Tamla Kari (Calypso), Nigel Lindsay (Atlas), Paola Dionisotti (Nanna) & Joe Sims (Vulcan).

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