I, Claudius (1976)
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Reign of Terror 

Sejanus divorces his wife in order to marry Livilla but Tiberius refuses permission and suggests that he marries Livilla's daughter Helen instead, which so enrages Livilla that she poisons ... See full summary »

Director:

Herbert Wise

Writers:

Robert Graves (novels), Jack Pulman (screenplay)
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Derek Jacobi ... Claudius
George Baker ... Tiberius
Margaret Tyzack ... Antonia
Patricia Quinn ... Livilla
John Hurt ... Caligula
Patrick Stewart ... Sejanus
Fiona Walker ... Agrippina
Liane Aukin Liane Aukin ... Aelia
Charles Kay ... Gallus
John Rhys-Davies ... Macro
Kate Lansbury ... Apicata
John Franklyn-Robbins ... Atticus
Michael Segal ... Quaestor
Kevin Stoney ... Thrasyllus
Karin Foley Karin Foley ... Helen
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Storyline

Sejanus divorces his wife in order to marry Livilla but Tiberius refuses permission and suggests that he marries Livilla's daughter Helen instead, which so enrages Livilla that she poisons Helen. With Tiberius spending most of his time on Capri Sejanus seems to hold absolute power in Rome and, to consolidate his position, has Agrippina and her son Nero banished and her other son Drusus arrested and sent to prison where he dies. A shocked Antonia finally sees evidence of the plots her daughter Livilla and Sejanus have hatched together and has Claudius smuggle the incriminating facts to Tiberius. As a result the new prefect of the Praetorian guard Macro kills Sejanus and his followers are also put to death. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Language:

English

Release Date:

1 November 1976 (UK) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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This episode takes place from 30 to 31 AD. See more »

Quotes

[Antonia is sitting outside Livilla's locked door]
Livilla: [screaming and pounding from the inside] Mother! Let me out! Let me out!
Claudius: How long are you going to sit here?
Antonia: Until she dies.
Claudius: Dies? Dies? Have you gone mad? She is your daughter.
[no answer]
Claudius: How can you leave her to die?
Antonia: That's her punishment.
Claudius: How can you sit out here and listen to her?
Antonia: And that's mine.
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