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The Cleopatras: Episode 5


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An eight-part serial written by Philip Mackie.
80 BC. For all his eccentricity, Fluter sees clearly that Rome is the true source of all power, and he sets off on an extended royal visit, dispensing large sums of money to bribe both Caesar and the Senate to back him. The Egyptians, furious at this subservience, depose him in his absence and make his wife, Cleopatra Tryphaena, and his daughter, Berenike, joint monarchs. But the illegitimate Fluter has enough Ptolemy blood not to let go easily.


Writer: Philip Mackie
Music Composer and conductor: Nick Bicat
Designer: Michael Young
Sound: Alan Machin
Lighting: Bill Millar
Producer: Guy Slater
Director: John Frankau
Cleopatra: Michelle Newell
Fluter: Adam Bareham
Cleopatra Tryphaena: Emily Richard
Ptolemy: Graham Seed
Berenike: Shelagh McLeod
Julius Caesar: Robert Hardy
Canidius: Anthony Carrick
Gabinius: Moray Watson
Mark Antony: Christopher Neame
Cato: Godfrey James
Theodotus: Graham Crowden
Philocles: John Bennett
Chaereas: Morris Perry
Demetrius: Roger Brierley
Sophron: John Arnatt
Pythagoras: John Savident
Bolis: Arthur White
Amyntas: Paul Easom
Citizen: Hugh Beverton
Dion: Ewart James Walters
Ammonius: Frank Duncan
Seleucus: Colin Higgins
Archelaus: Graham Pountney
Dancers: Helen Sparks
Dancers: Norma Vee

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The Cleopatras: Episode 5

BBC Two England, 16 February 1983 22.05

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