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
Coriolanus goes to war against Rome, but he is betrayed and killed. Julius Caesar's popularity and growing political power frighten his political allies Brutus and Cassius. They fear that he will be elected king, threatening a dictatorship.