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.

Further Up Pompeii!

Lurcio struggles to cope with one of the Mistress's orgies, love potions, sleeping draughts, and more romantic woes from Nausius.

Broadcast details

Monday 31st March 1975
44 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Frankie Howerd Lurcio
Elizabeth Larner Ammonia
Kerry Gardner Nausius
Jeanne Mockford Senna the Soothsayer
Guest cast
Anita Richardson Roman Maiden
Mark Dignam Ludicrus Sextus
John Cater Pollux
Leon Greene Prodigius
Olwen Griffiths Hernia
Jennifer Lonsdale Erotica
Cyril Appleton Claudius
Lindsay Duncan Scrubba
Vaune Craig-Raymond Roman Maiden
Writing team
Talbot Rothwell Writer
Production team
David Croft Director
David Croft Producer
Alan Braden Composer
Roger Murray-Leach Production Designer