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.

Another series is in development.
Series 3, Episode 3 is repeated tomorrow at 10pm.

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

Series 5, Episode 3 - The Banquet

The boys gatecrash a posh banquet having received an invitation by mistake. Once there, Marcus attempts to win favour with their host Senator Varus, while Jason seduces bored aristocrat Rufina. Banished to eat with the other slaves, Grumio overhears what he thinks might be a poison plot.

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 7th October 2019
Time
10pm
Channel
ITV2
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Tom Rosenthal Marcus
Ryan Sampson Grumio
Jon Pointing (as Jonathan Pointing) Jason
Tom Basden Aurelius
Guest cast
David Calder Senator Varus
William Andrews Petronius
Amanda Holden Rufina
Jude Akuwudike Agrippa
Tracy-Ann Oberman Clodia
Ava Talbot Esther
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
Nick Foster Composer

Video

Jason seduces Rufina

The boys gate-crash a posh banquet having received an invitation by mistake. Once there, Jason seduces a bored aristocrat.

Featuring: Tom Rosenthal (Marcus), Jonathan Pointing (Jason), Amanda Holden (Rufina).

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