Caesar! - Citizens In A Great City by Mike Walker
Directed by Jeremy Mortimer
Music by David Pickvance
BBC Radio 4 - Classic Serial - 24.07.2005 - 60 mins
The 6th of 9 plays based on the Lives of the Caesars by Suetonius
For the other plays see Caesar!
Young Commodus buckles under the expectations put upon him by his father, the philosopher emperor Marcus Aurelius. Septimus Severus is called upon to save the Empire from anarchy. The story of Septimus Severus and how he ended up on the brink of becoming emperor.
- Septimus Severus....Ray Fearon
- Speaker....Nicholas Boulton
- Alexander of Abonuchius....Martin Hyder
- Commodus....Jim Sturgess
- Galen....Hugh Dickson
- General....Stephen Hogan
- Julia Domna....Helen McCrory
- Marcus Aurelius....Ronald Pickup