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The Cleopatras: Episode 6


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An eight-part serial written by Philip Mackie.
51 BC. The youngest and most notorious of the Cleopatras, now 18, becomes joint ruler with her brother Ptolemy. Civil war breaks out. It is only the arrival of Julius Caesar that makes a solution possible. Cleopatra and Caesar become lovers. She believes she has found the man to help her realise her ambition to rule the world.


Writer: Philip MacKie
Music Composer and conductor: Nick Bicat
Sound: Alan Machin
Make-up artist: Norma Hill
Designer: Michael Young
Producer: Guy Slater
Director: John Frankau
Cleopatra: Michelle Newell
Fluter: Adam Bareham
Ptolemy XIV: Daniel Beales
Arsinoe: Francesca Gonshaw
Julius Caesar: Robert Hardy
Gnaeus Pompey: Philip Cade
Flavius: Keith Drinkel
Roman soldier: Martin Anthony
Roman soldier: Tony Portacio
Roman soldier: Fraser Downie
Roman soldier: Tony Portacio
Theodotus: Graham Crowden
Pothinus: John Ringham
Achillas: Tony Caunter
Charmian: Shirin Taylor
Iras: Carole Harrison
Apollodorous: Graham Faulkner
Achoreus: Arthur Hewlett
Timotheus: Anthony Dawes
Guard: Ray Jones
Dancer: Helen Sparks
Dancer: Wynne McGregor
Dancer: Norma Vee

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The Cleopatras: Episode 6

BBC Two England, 23 February 1983 22.05

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