All tantrums and togas
- All tantrums and togas
The BBC is reviving the glories of Rome again. Lindsey David takes a close look
Mary Beard had something on this a short while ago:
Rome: beyond grapes and gropes
Over the last few months I've been "consulting" for part of a series of BBC drama-documentaries on ancient Rome ("Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire" -- which starts on BBC1 later in the month). It's been something of a dramatic conversion for me, since I had always been a dreadful snob about "drama-docs".
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