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 6 - Exodus

When Ludicrus loses his seat on the senate, he decides to sell up and move the family to Rome. Unfortunately, they can't afford to take Lurcio with them, and the poor old slave worries about who may be his next master...

Broadcast details

Monday 26th 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
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
Bunny May Hermes
Jean Kent Aphrodite
Paul Whitsun-Jones Nefarius (Slave Trader)
Larry Martyn Verminus
Writing team
Talbot Rothwell Writer
Sid Colin Writer
Production team
Sydney Lotterby Director
Sydney Lotterby Producer

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