• Director: Herbert Wise
  • Release Year: 1976
  • Production Country: United Kingdom
  • Language: English, German

I, Claudius

Description

Emperor Claudius narrates the early history of the Roman Empire, from the death of Augustus's heir, through his troubles finding a replacement, and, finally, the ascension and reign of Claudius himself.

Themes

Roman Empire (27 BCE – 476 CE), Claudius (10 BCE – 54 CE), Caligula (12 BCE – 24 CE), Political intrigue, Family relationships, Aristocracy, Assassinations, Political corruption, Mental illness, Literature, Robert Graves (1895 – 1985)