Season: 1
Year: 2016


Season 1


Season 1, Episode 1: Born in the Purple

11 November 2016
Fighting an implacable enemy in Germania, Marcus Aurelius trains his decadent son Commodus to succeed him, while rumor and intrigues brew back in Rome.

John Bach ... Marcus Aurelius

Sean Bean ... Narrator
Tai Berdinner-Blades ... Lucilla
Carl Bland ... Avidius Cassius

Lisa Chappell ... Faustina
Calum Gittins ... Saoterus
Aaron Irvin ... Himself - Historian

Aaron Jakubenko ... Commodus

Jared Turner ... Cleander

Edwin Wright ... Cassius Dio

Season 1, Episode 2: The Making of an Emperor

11 November 2016
The Germanic tribes strike as Marcus Aurelius succumbs to disease, leaving a skeptical Emperor Commodus to prosecute a war that doesn't interest him.

Genevieve Aitken ... Marcia

John Bach ... Marcus Aurelius

Sean Bean ... Narrator
Tai Berdinner-Blades ... Lucilla
Calum Gittins ... Saoterus
Aaron Irvin ... Himself - Historian

Aaron Jakubenko ... Commodus

Jared Turner ... Cleander

Edwin Wright ... Cassius Dio

Season 1, Episode 3: Enemy of the Senate

11 November 2016
Commodus rises to power as Rome's new emperor, but not everyone supports his ascent. Among those conspiring against him: his older sister Lucilla.

Genevieve Aitken ... Marcia

Sean Bean ... Narrator
Tai Berdinner-Blades ... Lucilla
Calum Gittins ... Saoterus
Aaron Irvin ... Himself - Historian

Aaron Jakubenko ... Commodus

Jared Turner ... Cleander

Edwin Wright ... Cassius Dio

Season 1, Episode 4: Rome Is Burning

11 November 2016
Commodus defeats his sister's coup but withdraws from governing, allowing others to amass power while he engages in an affair and banishes his wife.

Genevieve Aitken ... Marcia

Sean Bean ... Narrator
Tai Berdinner-Blades ... Lucilla
Calum Gittins ... Saoterus
Aaron Irvin ... Himself - Historian

Aaron Jakubenko ... Commodus

Jared Turner ... Cleander

Edwin Wright ... Cassius Dio

Season 1, Episode 5: Fight for Glory

11 November 2016
A disastrous grain shortage reveals Cleander's treachery and leaves Commodus isolated, inspiring him to train as a gladiator in a bid to unite Rome.

Genevieve Aitken ... Marcia

Sean Bean ... Narrator

Mike Edward ... Narcissus
Aaron Irvin ... Himself - Historian

Aaron Jakubenko ... Commodus

Jared Turner ... Cleander

Edwin Wright ... Cassius Dio

Season 1, Episode 6: 14 Days of Blood

11 November 2016
Lavish imperial games at the Colosseum are highlighted by the emperor's bloody victories, but his paranoid abuses of power lead to a final betrayal.

Genevieve Aitken ... Marcia

Sean Bean ... Narrator

Mike Edward ... Narcissus
Aaron Irvin ... Himself - Historian

Aaron Jakubenko ... Commodus

Edwin Wright ... Cassius Dio

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