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  • title card: white all caps text reading 'THE GRANDEUR THAT WAS ROME' superimposed on dead worms in a box of soil
  • Cathy meets the disguised Steed at United Foods
  • Marcus, centre stage in Roman armour, gloats at Cathy, foreground left while Bruno gazes at her from the shadows
  • Sir Bruno leads his courtesans into the revel, dressed in an emperor's toga
  • Steed, wearing a toga, is held at gunpoint by Apollodorus
  • Cathy is restrained by two Roman guards as Bruno plans to poison her

Series 3 - Episode 8
The Grandeur That Was Rome

by Rex Edwards
Designed by Stan Woodward
Directed by Kim Mills


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John Steed Patrick Macnee regularNew Avengers007
Catherine Gale Honor Blackman regular007DangermanDoctor WhoThe Saint
Sir Bruno Luker Hugh Burden Doctor Who
Octavia Colette Wilde regularDangerman
Gordon Dodds ("Marcus") John Flint Doctor Who
Tommy Eastow ("Apollodorus") Ian Shand regular
Lucius Raymond Adamson regularDangermanRandall and HopkirkThe SaintThe Sweeney
Appleton Kenneth Keeling regular
Sgt. Barnes ("Casio") Colin Rix The ProfessionalsThe SaintThe Sweeney
Penrose David Anderson regularDoctor Who
Board member/farmer/senator unknown
Board member/senator Victor Harrington regularThe Saint007Randall and HopkirkThe SweeneyCarry On..
Board member/farmer/senator Bob Raymond regularDoctor WhoAdam AdamantDangermanDepartment S
Board member/senator Richard Nellor regular
Roman soldier Brian Mason regular
Roman soldier Rocky Taylor regularNew AvengersDoctor Who007Blake's 7DangermanThe PrisonerThe ProfessionalsThe SaintCallanThe SweeneyRandall and HopkirkPink PantherIndiana Jones (billed as Larry Taylor)
Roman girl Rosemary Chalmers regularDoctor WhoThe Saint
Roman girl unknown
Roman girl unknown
Roman girl unknown
Roman girl unknown
Roman girl unknown
Roman girl unknown
Roman girl unknown
Senator unknown
Senator Billy John regularThe Saint
Senator Richard Cuthbert regular
Senator unknown

The script states: "+ 8 male extras as farmers and senators, 8 female extras as Roman girls."
The script also lists the roman soldiers as Brian Mason and Larry Taylor, but Rocky appears to have replaced his father, or the PA saw the name Taylor and assumed it was Larry; this may be Rocky's first ever role.

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