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 5 - Nymphia

Nausius is in love with a beautiful young girl named Nymphia. He wants to marry her, but his parents aren't sure that this is a good idea.

Broadcast details

Monday 19th 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
Penny Beeching Roman Maiden
Lucienne Camille Roman Maiden
Monika Dietrich Roman Maiden
Jackie Leapman Roman Maiden
Heather Wright Roman Maiden
Guest cast
Anita Richardson Roman Maiden
Barbara Windsor Nymphia
Michael Brennan Ambi Dextrus
Roy Stewart Jeremy the Nubian
Writing team
Talbot Rothwell Writer
Sid Colin Writer
Production team
Sydney Lotterby Director
Sydney Lotterby Producer
Michael Adley Editor
Gerry Scott Production Designer
Alan Braden Composer