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.

  • JustWatch Streaming rank this week: 733

Press clippings

Broadcast Digital Awards 2023 nominations

Ellie & Natasia, Extraordinary, Funny Woman, Live At The Moth Club, Plebs and We Are Not Alone are amongst the nominees for the Broadcast Digital Awards 2023.

British Comedy Guide, 22nd May 2023

RTS award nominations revealed

Shortlists for the 2023 RTS Programme Awards have been announced, with Am I Being Unreasonable? picking up four nominations.

British Comedy Guide, 7th March 2023

Plebs: BAFTA nominated sitcom comes to an end

Plebs, the sitcom about a group of mates negotiating their way through Roman society, is coming to an end. A feature-length finale will round off the show, premiering on the new streaming service ITVX. The BBC joined Marcus, Grumio and Auerlius on set in Wales, as filming on their final adventure wrapped up.

Alex Stanger, BBC, 11th December 2022

Plebs: Soldiers Of Rome review

It's a sign of how much Plebs has become important to ITV that its feature-length farewell episode was heralded as one of the launch highlights of its newly revamped, and retitled, streaming service ITVX.

Steve Bennett, Chortle, 9th December 2022

"Don't expect a blaze of glory": The story of ITV's Plebs and how it ends

After five series, the ancient Roman comedy is finally coming to an end with a feature-length special. Sean Russell went on set with co-creator Sam Leifer to reflect on what it was that made the show unique.

Sean Russell, The Independent, 8th December 2022

Tom Rosenthal 'cried a lot' after filming final scenes for Plebs

Tom Rosenthal said he was surprised about "how emotional" he became after filming the final scenes of Plebs: Soldiers Of Rome in Bulgaria and Wales.

Ellie Iorizzo, Evening Standard, 2nd December 2022

ITV confirms new comedy details

ITV has confirmed details about and casting for its five new comedy series, coming to ITVX and ITV in the next year.

British Comedy Guide, 22nd August 2022

Plebs final to debut on ITVX this Autumn

ITV has confirmed that the final episode of sitcom Plebs will be released first on its new streaming service, ITVX.

British Comedy Guide, 3rd August 2022

ITV Hub launches ITV2 Comedy Heroes

ITV Hub is bringing the biggest laughs to viewers with a new comedy collection of ITV2's funniest shows.

ITV, 7th April 2021

Beyond Spitting Image - more BritBox comedies available

Classic satirical comedy Spitting Image has just been revived for a new generation on BritBox. This is BritBox's first original commission, but there are also plenty of classic comedies available on the streaming service, which also features some of the best shows that have aired on the BBC, C4 and ITV over the years.

Bruce Dessau, Beyond The Joke, 4th October 2020

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