100 BC. The Ptolemy version of monarchical chairs continues as Berenike plots to get rid of her drunken husband Alexander. Chickpea reclaims the throne and Berenike's ambition is realised ... See full summary »

Director:

John Frankau

Writer:

Philip Mackie

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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Michelle Newell Michelle Newell ... Cleopatra
Pauline Moran ... Cleopatra Berenike
Ian McNeice ... Alexander
David Horovitch ... Chickpea
David Purcell David Purcell ... Alexander The Younger
Adam Bareham Adam Bareham ... Fluter
Lois Baxter Lois Baxter ... Irene
Donald Pickering ... Lucullus
Patrick Troughton ... Sextus
Barrie Smith Barrie Smith ... Roman sergeant
Graham Crowden ... Theodotus
Nigel Plaskitt Nigel Plaskitt ... Lycon
David Rowlands David Rowlands ... Hermes
Morris Perry ... General Chaeteas
Stephen Lawrence Stephen Lawrence ... Counsellor
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100 BC. The Ptolemy version of monarchical chairs continues as Berenike plots to get rid of her drunken husband Alexander. Chickpea reclaims the throne and Berenike's ambition is realised when he makes her joint monarch. However, his death leaves a dangerous power vacuum - and Rome is now taking a more than friendly interest. Written by GusF

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Drama | History

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9 February 1983 (UK) See more »

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