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 2, Episode 4 - The Peace Treaty

Lurcio becomes involved in attempts to prevent Pompeii from going to war with the Barbarians. One of his anti-war activities involves trying to persuade the women of Pompeii to deny conjugal rights if their husbands get involved in the war.

Broadcast details

Monday 12th October 1970
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Frankie Howerd Lurcio
Wallas Eaton Ludicrus Sextus
Elizabeth Larner Ammonia
Kerry Gardner Nausius
Jeanne Mockford Senna the Soothsayer
Georgina Moon Erotica
Guest cast
Alan Curtis Captain Bumshus
David Anderson Lieutenant Preshus
Penny Beeching Woman of Pompeii
Lucienne Camille Woman of Pompeii
Monika Dietrich Woman of Pompeii
Jackie Leapman Woman of Pompeii
Anita Richardson Woman of Pompeii
Heather Wright Woman of Pompeii
Writing team
Talbot Rothwell Writer
Sid Colin Writer
Production team
Sydney Lotterby Director
Sydney Lotterby Producer

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