Episode 1

Starting May 30, VPRO will broadcast a 10-part adaptation, made especially for television, of the six-hour play Roman tragedies by Internationaal Theater Amsterdam (ITA). For two weeks, every Sunday through Thursday on NPO2. Only in Dutch.

In this episode

Coriolanus is a successful general who emerges victorious from the war with the Volsces. He is nominated as consul, but his blunt statements make him unpopular with the common people and their representatives.

Watch episode 1