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The Cleopatras: Episode 2


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An eight-part serial written by Philip Mackie.
128 BC. Pot Belly and the younger Cleopatra re-invade Egypt, banishing Cleopatra the mother to Syria, where her daughter Cleopatra Thea is maintaining the best family traditions of remorseless feuding. Meanwhile Pot Belly announces a sudden change of character - henceforth he is to be known as 'Pot Belly the Benign'. The results are startling.
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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, the mother: Elizabeth Shepherd
Cleopatra, the daughter/Cleopatra, the young girl: Michelle Newell
Pot Belly: Richard Griffiths
Cleopatra Thea: Caroline Mortimer
Seleucus: Nicholas Geaye
Grypus: James Aubrey
Demetrius: Stephen Greif
Cleopatra, the eldest grand-daughter: Sue Holderness
Cleopatra Tryphaena: Amanda Boxer
Cleopatra Selene: Prue Clarke
Theodotus: Graham Crowden
Alexander Zebinas: Donald MacIver
Criton: Jack May
Marsyas: Tony Osoba
Athenaeus: Phillip Manikum
Captain: Michael Hughes
Officer: Vincent Osborne
Messenger: David Hobbs

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The Cleopatras: Episode 2

BBC Two England, 26 January 1983 22.10

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