Starting May 30, VPRO will broadcast a 10-part adaptation, made especially for television, of the six-hour play Roman tragedies by International Theater Amsterdam (ITA). For two weeks, every Sunday through Thursday on NPO2. Only in Dutch.
In this episode:
Octavius grieves over the corpse of Antonius. Cleopatra does not want to fall into his hands alive. Together with her companions Charmian and Iras, she chooses death.