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The Cleopatras: Episode 4


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An eight-part serial written by Philip Mackie.
100 BC. The Ptolemy version of monarchical chairs continues as Berenike plots to get rid of her drunken husband Alexander. Chickpea reclaims the throne and Berenike's ambition is realised when he makes her joint monarch. However, his death leaves a dangerous power vacuum - and Rome is now taking a more than friendly interest.


Written by: Philip MacKie
Music Composer and conductor: Nick Bicat
Make-Up: Norma Hill
Costume designer: Barbara Kidd
Designer: Michael Young
Producer: Guy Slater
Director: John Frankau
Cleopatra: Michelle Newell
Cleopatra Berenike: Pauline Moran
Alexander: Ian McNeice
Chickpea: David Horovitch
Alexander the Younger: David Purcell
Fluter: Adam Bareham
Irene: Lois Baxter
Lucullus: Donald Pickering
Sextus: Patrick Troughton
Roman sergeant: Barrie Smith
Theodotus: Graham Crowden
Lycon: Nigel Plaskitt
Hermes: David Rowlands
General Chaereas: Morris Perry
Counsellor: Stephen Lawrence
Officer: Trevor Butler
Sergeant: Michael Gardiner
Philocles: John Bennett
Slave: Andre Winterton
Maid: Seeta Indrani
Soldier: Gavin Harding
Soldier: Richard Bates

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The Cleopatras: Episode 4

BBC Two England, 9 February 1983 22.05

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