Up Pompeii!. Lurcio (Frankie Howerd). Copyright: BBC / London Weekend Television.

Up Pompeii! (1969)

BBC One and ITV sitcom following a slave in Ancient Pompeii. 16 episodes (pilot + 2 series), 1969 - 1991. Stars Frankie Howerd, Max Adrian, Wallas Eaton, Elizabeth Larner and others.

Series 1, Episode 7 - The Love Potion

Lurcio's given the night off when everyone else goes out - expecting the house to himself, he prepares for a sneaky liason, complete with love potion, only for each of the family to return and become entangled in confusion...

Broadcast details

Monday 11th May 1970
35 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Frankie Howerd Lurcio
Max Adrian Ludicrus Sextus
Elizabeth Larner Ammonia
Kerry Gardner Nausius
Jeanne Mockford Senna the Soothsayer
Georgina Moon Erotica
William Rushton Plautus
Guest cast
Lynda Baron Ambrosia
David Kernan Prodigius
John Ringham Bumshus
Trisha Noble Lusha
John Cater Dr Castor Oilus
Mollie Sugden Flavia
Queenie Watts Lusha's Maid
Anita Richardson Castor's Assistant
Barbara Lindley Actor
Joanna Ross Actor
Valerie Stanton Actor
Jeannette Wild (as Jeanette Wild) Actor
Sui Lin Actor
Writing team
Talbot Rothwell Writer
Production team
David Croft Director
David Croft Producer

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