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I, Claudius: 10: Fool's Luck


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Based on the novels by Robert Graves
The BBC2 serial in 12 parts
Written by Jack Pulman
Claudius has been married to Messalina and is blissfully happy. Caligula, grown increasingly mad, has been assassinated. To his astonishment, Claudius has apparently been proclaimed Emperor by the Praetorian Guard.


Based on the novels by: Robert Graves
Writer: Jack Pulman
Programme Adviser: Robert Erskine
Title Music: Wilfred Josephs
Lighting: John Green
Script Editor: Betty Willingale
Designer: Tim Harvey
Producer: Martin Lisemore
Director: Herbert Wise
Claudius: Derek Jacobi
Cestius: Neal Arden
Silanus: Lyndon Brook
Gratus: Bernard Hill
Rufrius: Geoffrey Hinsliff
Herod: James Faulkner
Protector: C. Lethbridge Baker
Messalina: Sheila White
Marcus: Norman Eshley
Asprenas: James Fagan
Cassius: Sam Dastor
Domitia, Messalina's mother: Moira Redmond
Midwife: Amanda Kemp
Pallas: Bernard Hepton
Narcissus: John Cater
Slave: Terry Francis
Xenophon: John Bennett
Tortius: George Little

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I, Claudius: 10: Fool's Luck

BBC Two England, 22 November 1976 21.00

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