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|Named Person:||Claudius, Emperor of Rome; Robert Graves|
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Martin Lisemore; Jack Pulman; Herbert Wise; Derek Jacobi; Siân Phillips; Brian Blessed; Margaret Tyzack; John Hurt; George Baker; Patrick Stewart; Stratford Johns; Sheila White; Bill Duncalf; Robert Graves; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; London Film Productions.; Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment.; Image Entertainment (Firm)
|Notes:||Based on the novels I, Claudius and Claudius the God by Robert Graves.
Videodisc release of 1976 BBC Television series originally shown in 13 parts from November 6, 1977 through January 29, 1978.
Disc 5 includes a 1965 documentary that reveals the behind the scenes of Alexander Korda's 1937 unfinished film of I, Claudius, The Epic that never was / British Broadcasting Corporation ; writer-producer, Bill Duncalf.
|Credits:||Produced by Martin Lisemore ; directed by Herbert Wise ; written by Jack Pulman.|
|Cast:||Derek Jacobi (Claudius), Sian Phillips (Livia), Brian Blessed (Augustus), Margaret Tyzack (Antonia), John Hurt (Caligula), George Baker (Tiberius), Patrick Stewart (Sejanus), Stratford Johns (Piso), Sheila White (Messalina), Ian Ogilvy, Frances White, Kevin McNally, Patricia Quinn, David Robb, Fiona Walker, John Castle, James Faulkner, John Rhys-Davies, Beth Morris, Bernard Hepton, John Cater, Christopher Biggins.|
|Description:||5 videodiscs (ca. 669 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Contents:||Disc 1. (episodes 1-3) A touch of murder ; Family affairs ; Waiting in the wings --
disc 2. (episodes 4-6) What shall we do about Claudius? ; Poison is queen ; Some justice --
disc 3. (episodes 7-9) Queen of heaven ; Reign of terror ; Zeus, by Jove! --
disc 4. (episodes 10-12) Hail who? ; Fool's luck ; A god in Colchester. --
disc 5. (episode 13 & bonus documentary) Old king log ; The epic that never was.
|Other Titles:||Touch of murder.
Waiting in the wings.
What shall we do about Claudius?
Poison is queen.
Queen of heaven.
Reign of terror.
Zeus, by Jove!
God in Colchester.
Old king log.
Epic that never was.
I, Claudius (Television program)
|Responsibility:||A BBC production in association with London Film Productions, Ltd. ; produced by Martin Lisemore ; directed by Herbert Wise ; written by Jack Pulman.|
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A dramatization of Robert Graves' version of the times of the Roman Empire from Augustus to Claudius told through the dying Claudius as he sets down the history of his family.
Retrieving notes about this item
- Claudius, -- Emperor of Rome, -- 10 B.C.-54 A.D. -- Drama.
- Graves, Robert, -- 1895-1985 -- Film adaptations.
- Rome -- History -- Julio-Claudians, 30 B.C.-68 A.D.
- Emperors -- Rome -- Biography -- Drama.
- Man-woman relationships -- Rome -- Drama.
- Murder -- Rome -- Drama.
- Intrigue -- Rome -- Drama.
- I, Claudius (Motion picture)
- Motion pictures -- Production and direction -- History.