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I, Claudius (TV series) Quotes

I, Claudius is a television show that appeared on TV in 1976 on BBC Two. I, Claudius ended its run in 1976.

I, Claudius aired for 12 episodes. It features Martin Lisemore as producer.

I, Claudius is recorded in English and originally aired in United Kingdom. Each episode of I, Claudius is 50+ minutes per episode long. I, Claudius is produced by BBC/London Films.

The cast includes: George Baker as Tiberius, Siân Phillips as Livia, Brian Blessed as Augustus, John Hurt as Caligula, David Robb as Germanicus, Nicholas Amer as Minester, Margaret Tyzack as Antonia, and Frances White as Julia.

I, Claudius Quotes

John Hurt as Caligula

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George Baker as Tiberius

  • (George Baker) "That family is starting to sound like a Greek tragedy."

Siân Phillips as Livia

  • (Siân Phillips) "That child should have been exposed at birth."
  • (Siân Phillips) "They won't allow me in because I am a woman, and they won't allow you in because you're a fool. That's strange, when you come to think of it, because it's filled with nothing but old women and fools."
  • (Siân Phillips) "You saw Julia's mother after your divorce."
  • (Brian Blessed) "Yes, but not in secret."
  • (Siân Phillips) "Well I don't remember being present --"

Margaret Tyzack as Antonia

  • (Margaret Tyzack) "It's not fair to accuse Livia of things without any proof."
  • (Frances White) "Why shouldn't I? She accuses ME of things without proof."

David Robb as Germanicus

  • (David Robb) "Between reading so many letters and arranging so many rapes, when does she ever sleep?"

Nicholas Amer as Minester

  • (Nicholas Amer) "The golden hair that Gala wears is hers/Who would have thought it?/She swears it's hers, and true she swears/For I know where she bought it."
  • (Nicholas Amer) "You ask me how my farm can pay/Since little it will bear/It pays me thus: 'Tis far away/And you are never there."

Brian Blessed as Augustus

  • (Brian Blessed) "I called you all here to talk about the level of opposition to my new law against bachelorism. Do you know what I say? I say: "STOP COMPLAINING AND GET MARRIED.""

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