Description

This absorbing children’s television drama follows four friends – Flavia, Nubia, Jonathan and Lupus – as they struggle to live through one of history’s most turbulent times. With many comparisons to the lives of youngsters today, they deal with issues of prejudice, violence and the environment wrapped up in riveting stories of mystery and suspense.
For differing reasons each of the lead children is seen by Roman society as a misfit and an outsider, which helps strengthen the bond between them. What lies at the heart of each episode, whether they are dealing with erupting volcanoes, assassins or plague, is the strength of their friendship.

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Description

This absorbing children’s television drama follows four friends – Flavia, Nubia, Jonathan and Lupus – as they struggle to live through one of history’s most turbulent times. With many comparisons to the lives of youngsters today, they deal with issues of prejudice, violence and the environment wrapped up in riveting stories of mystery and suspense.
For differing reasons each of the lead children is seen by Roman society as a misfit and an outsider, which helps strengthen the bond between them. What lies at the heart of each episode, whether they are dealing with erupting volcanoes, assassins or plague, is the strength of their friendship.

    • Episode 1

    Secrets of Vesuvius, Pt. 1

    Simon Callow stars in the first part of this exciting new historical drama based of the popular books by Caroline Lawrence. Flavias father sends her and her three friends away from the dangers of Rome to the safety of Pompeii. However, the mystery of Mount Vesuvius casts an ominous shadow over the city.

    • HD
    • 28 Minutes

    Simon Callow stars in the first part of this exciting new historical drama based of the popular books by Caroline Lawrence. Flavias father sends her and her three friends away from the dangers of Rome to the safety of Pompeii. However, the mystery of Mount Vesuvius casts an ominous shadow over the city.

    • HD
    • 28 Minutes
    • Episode 2

    Secrets of Vesuvius, Pt. 2

    The full force of Vesuvius is unleashed in the second part of this lavish childrens drama. Flavia and her friends convince Admiral Pliny of the danger of Mount Vesuvius. But is there anything that he and his fleet can do against the might of a giant volcano?

    • HD
    • 28 Minutes

    The full force of Vesuvius is unleashed in the second part of this lavish childrens drama. Flavia and her friends convince Admiral Pliny of the danger of Mount Vesuvius. But is there anything that he and his fleet can do against the might of a giant volcano?

    • HD
    • 28 Minutes
    • Episode 3

    Pirates of Pompeii, Pt. 1

    The children deal with the aftermath of a catastrophic volcanic eruption. The eruption of Mount Vesuvius has left a trail of destruction. In the chaos of the refugee camp, Flavia is shocked to discover that children are being abducted. The mystery deepens further with the arrival of the enigmatic Felix.

    • HD
    • 27 Minutes

    The children deal with the aftermath of a catastrophic volcanic eruption. The eruption of Mount Vesuvius has left a trail of destruction. In the chaos of the refugee camp, Flavia is shocked to discover that children are being abducted. The mystery deepens further with the arrival of the enigmatic Felix.

    • HD
    • 27 Minutes
    • Episode 4

    Pirates of Pompeii, Pt. 2

    The four friends get caught up in a kidnapping in this absorbing childrens drama. Flavia and friends find themselves in great peril as they get a little too close to a kidnapping plot. The Children must all pull together or face a lifetime of slavery.

    • HD
    • 28 Minutes

    The four friends get caught up in a kidnapping in this absorbing childrens drama. Flavia and friends find themselves in great peril as they get a little too close to a kidnapping plot. The Children must all pull together or face a lifetime of slavery.

    • HD
    • 28 Minutes
    • Episode 5

    Assassins of Rome, Pt. 1

    The drama continues as Jonathan gets embroiled in a plot to assassinate Emperor Titus. For Jonathan, birthdays are no cause for celebration and true to form this happy day is marred by the arrival of his uncle Simian. After upsetting his friends, Jonathan is tricked into going to Rome and gets entangled in a plot to assassinate Emperor Titus.

    • HD
    • 28 Minutes

    The drama continues as Jonathan gets embroiled in a plot to assassinate Emperor Titus. For Jonathan, birthdays are no cause for celebration and true to form this happy day is marred by the arrival of his uncle Simian. After upsetting his friends, Jonathan is tricked into going to Rome and gets entangled in a plot to assassinate Emperor Titus.

    • HD
    • 28 Minutes
    • Episode 6

    Assassins of Rome, Pt. 2

    In this involving episode we find out whether the reign of Emperor Titus will come to a brutal end. Jonathan is utterly alone. Plagued by dreams of a Cyclops, confused by speculation that his mother was not killed in the siege of Jerusalem but living in the Golden House of Titus. His friends are desperate to find him and save Titus but with a third assassin on the loose, time is running out.

    • HD
    • 28 Minutes

    In this involving episode we find out whether the reign of Emperor Titus will come to a brutal end. Jonathan is utterly alone. Plagued by dreams of a Cyclops, confused by speculation that his mother was not killed in the siege of Jerusalem but living in the Golden House of Titus. His friends are desperate to find him and save Titus but with a third assassin on the loose, time is running out.

    • HD
    • 28 Minutes
    • Episode 7

    Dolphins of Laurentum, Pt. 1

    When Flavia hears of a sunken treasure ship it seems like the ideal way out of her familys sudden poverty. Captain Marcus Flavius Geminus returns from sea but the news is not good; he has lost his ship, his precious cargo, everything. With the family hounded by debt collectors, Flavia and friends are forced to take extreme measures - they go in search of sunken treasure. This time, they may be out of their depth.

    • HD
    • 28 Minutes

    When Flavia hears of a sunken treasure ship it seems like the ideal way out of her familys sudden poverty. Captain Marcus Flavius Geminus returns from sea but the news is not good; he has lost his ship, his precious cargo, everything. With the family hounded by debt collectors, Flavia and friends are forced to take extreme measures - they go in search of sunken treasure. This time, they may be out of their depth.

    • HD
    • 28 Minutes
    • Episode 8

    Dolphins of Laurentum, Pt. 2

    While Lupus dives for lost treasure, the shipwreck conceals a nasty surprise! The lure of a quick fortune has attracted others and the repulsive Venalicius makes an unwelcome return. However, the shipwreck is reluctant to give up its treasures easily and has a surprise waiting in the depths. Lupus is no longer alone when he dives.

    • HD
    • 27 Minutes

    While Lupus dives for lost treasure, the shipwreck conceals a nasty surprise! The lure of a quick fortune has attracted others and the repulsive Venalicius makes an unwelcome return. However, the shipwreck is reluctant to give up its treasures easily and has a surprise waiting in the depths. Lupus is no longer alone when he dives.

    • HD
    • 27 Minutes
    • Episode 9

    Enemies of Jupiter, Pt. 1

    Rome, ravished by a devastating plague is the backdrop to the penultimate episode of what has been an epic series. Emperor Titus has a premonition - When a Prometheus opens Pandoras Box, Rome will be devastated. Powerless, he watches as his city is decimated by a great plague. To help unmask this mysterious Prometheus and hopefully end the suffering of his people, he turns to Flavia and her friends.

    • HD
    • 28 Minutes

    Rome, ravished by a devastating plague is the backdrop to the penultimate episode of what has been an epic series. Emperor Titus has a premonition - When a Prometheus opens Pandoras Box, Rome will be devastated. Powerless, he watches as his city is decimated by a great plague. To help unmask this mysterious Prometheus and hopefully end the suffering of his people, he turns to Flavia and her friends.

    • HD
    • 28 Minutes
    • Episode 10

    Enemies of Jupiter, Pt. 2

    Action and intrigue are once again the theme of this exciting conclusion to the Roman Mysteries. In this last episode of the series, we discover who actually invited Doctor Mordecai to Rome. There is no time for recriminations as a fast acting poison threatens the life of a loved one. Flavia will have to overcome her numbing fear of snakes if they are to find an antidote. But, will the poisoner have the last word?

    • HD
    • 27 Minutes

    Action and intrigue are once again the theme of this exciting conclusion to the Roman Mysteries. In this last episode of the series, we discover who actually invited Doctor Mordecai to Rome. There is no time for recriminations as a fast acting poison threatens the life of a loved one. Flavia will have to overcome her numbing fear of snakes if they are to find an antidote. But, will the poisoner have the last word?

    • HD
    • 27 Minutes
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