Romans (documentary)

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Genre Documentary
Starring Tony Robinson
Country of origin United Kingdom
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 4
Running time 188 minutes (4 episodes)
Production company(s) Channel 4
Original network Channel 4
Original release 20 September – 11 October 2003

Romans is a documentary created by Tony Robinson about the Roman Empire. It was first broadcast on Channel 4 on 20 September 2003.

This documentary is 3 hours in length, consists of 4 episodes and makes extensive use of research. The first two episodes portrays the life of the Dictator Julius Caesar while the remaining are portraits of Emperor Caligula and Emperor Nero. Tony Robinson is portraying Caligula in a different perspective, than what is normally associated with the "mad emperor", by using various sources that examines his childhood in order to portray him in a better light. The last episode portrays emperor Nero.


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