CTVA UK - "The Caesars" (ITV/Granada)(1968)

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The Caesars (ITV/Granada) (1968) UK Anthology series - Produced by Philip Mackie

The Caesars

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THE CAESARS
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Granada Television Production
 (Manchester Studios, England)
for
the ITV Network [UK]

 
(Saturdays - Split Network - some stations aired Sundays) 

6x60m-e /  1968  22 September - 27 October

60 min bw tape

Writer/Producer: Philip Mackie
Director: Derek Bennett 

Period drama serial. The same period tackled by the
later I Claudius and featuring the same Roman emperors
and families.
Cast:

ROLAND CULVER .... Augustus
ERIC FLYNN .......... Germanicus
ANDRE MORELL .... Tiberius
BARRIE INGHAM .... Sedanus
RALPH BATES ...... Caligula
FREDDIE JONES .... Claudius
SONIA DRESDEL .... Livia
 
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[01] The Caesars: AUGUSTUS
       21Sep68 Sat / 22Sep68 Sun ITV

  [02] The Caesars: GERMANICUS
        28Sep68 ITV

 [03] The Caesars: TIBERIUS
       05Oct68 ITV

 [04] The Caesars: SEJANUS
       12Oct68 ITV

 [05] The Caesars: CALIGULA  
       19Oct68 ITV

 [--]  26Oct68 - no details
      
 [06] The Caesars: CLAUDIUS (final episode)
       02Nov68 ITV
       repeated 30Dec85 Channel 4 [UK] as part of
 their celebration of 30 yrs of Granada TV (1956-86)
   Executive Producer Philip Mackie  
      Teleplay by Philip Mackie
  Directed by Derek Bennett

Cast:
Freddie Jones ........ Claudius
Ralph Bates .......... Caligula
Barbara Murray ....... Caesonia
Nicoloa Pagett ....... Messalina
Gerald Harper ........ Lucius Vitellius
John Paul ............ Cassius Chaerea
John Normington ...... Callistus
Mark Hawkins ......... Minester
Douglas Blackwell .... Cornelius Sabinus
Synopsis:
 In this episode of the classic award-winning series
about imperial Rome, Caligula has declared himself a god,
and daily his behavior grows more outrageous. The lives of most of
his entourage hang by a thread, including that of his
uncle, Claudius. Meanwhile, the plots multiply ...

 

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