The Best Rome TV Shows on PlutoTV
Finding a good Rome TV show to watch can be hard, so we've ranked the best ones and included where to watch them. Check out our list of the best Rome TV shows of all time streaming on PlutoTV.
1. Sword of Honour
What it's about: Sword of Honour is a two-part adaptation of Evelyn Waugh’s semi-autobiographical World War II trilogy that aired Channel 4 in 2001. It centers on Guy Crouchback's, played by Daniel Craig, heroic quest to fight for a deep moral cause and to reclaim his manhood after a shattering divorce from the society beauty Virginia Troy.
Where to Watch: 2 episodes (100%) are available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV, Plex & 1 other). 2 episodes (100%) are available to stream on a subscription service (AcornTV). 2 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $0.99 on 3 services (Google Play, Prime Video & YouTube).
What it's about: Cleopatra, the famed Egyptian Queen born in 69 B.C., is shown to have been brought by Roman ruler Julius Caesar at age 18. Caesar becomes sexually obsessed by the 18 year old queen, beds her, and eventually has a son by her. However, his Roman followers and his wife are not pleased by the union. In fact, as Caesar has only a daughter by his wife, he had picked Octavian as his successor.
Where to Watch: 2 episodes (100%) are available to watch free online (PlutoTV, Plex & The Roku Channel). 2 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).
3. Meet the Romans with Mary Beard
What it's about: Professor Mary Beard looks beyond the stories of emperors, armies, guts and gore to meet the everyday people at the heart of Ancient Rome's vast empire.
Where to Watch: 3 episodes (100%) are available to watch free online (PlutoTV & IMDb TV).