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The Cleopatras: Episode 8


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The last of an eight-part serial written by Philip Mackie.
35 BC. Mark Antony's insatiable passion for Cleopatra saps his military judgment. Living only for pleasure, his downfall seems inevitable. But Cleopatra is a supreme fighter.


Writer: Philip MacKie
Music composer and conductor: Nick Bicat
Designer: Barbara Kidd
Lighting: Bill Millar
Designer: Michael Young
Producer: Guy Slater
Director: John Frankau
Cleopatra: Michelle Newell
Arsinoe: Francesca Gonshaw
Charmian: Shirin Taylor
Iras: Carol Harrison
Perigenes: Geoffrey Chater
Diomedes: Peter Dennis
Mardian: Nigel Lea-Jones
High priest: Richard Cubison
Mark Antony: Christopher Neame
Octavian: Rupert Frazer
Octavia: Karen Archer
Munatius Plancus: John Hughes
Fonteius Capito: Roger Ostime
Ventidius: David Buck
Canidius: Michael Jayes
Ahenobarbus: Matthew Long
Geminius: Martyn Read
Dancer: Louisa McAlpine
Dancer: Wynne McGregor
Dancer: Helen Sparks
Dancer: Monique Starr
Dancer: Michael Sunden
Juggler: Gary Noakes
Fire-eater: Douglas McNichol

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The Cleopatras: Episode 8

BBC Two England, 9 March 1983 22.05

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