Popular animated hero Asterix and his faithful sidekick Obelix travel to ancient Egypt to help Cleopatra build a new summer home. Cleopatra and Julius Caesar have made a bet, with Caesar wagering the project cannot be completed in a few weeks time. With the help of a magic potion, Asterix comes to the rescue of the Queen of the Nile as Caesar and an angry architect plot against them. Written by
Astérix meets the Queen of the Nile!
Did You Know?
An audio book of Asterix and Cleopatra adapted by Anthea Bell and Derek Hockridge and narrated by Willie Rushton was released on Hodder and Stoughton's Hodder Children's Audio. See more
Many sound effects are off-sync, for example an urn falls into the floor at one point, after the crash is heard. See more
Le Gâteau Empoisonné
Music by Gérard Calvi
Lyrics by Pierre Tchernia
Performed by Bernard Lavalette
and Jacques Balutin See more