PLEBS follows three desperate young men from the suburbs as they try to get laid, hold down jobs and climb the social ladder in the big city - a city that happens to be Ancient Rome.

Tom Rosenthal / Joel Fry / Ryan Sampson / Tom Basden / Karl Theobald / Doon Mackichan / Sophie Colquhoun / Lydia Rose Bewley / Tom Davis

    • Released
    • (2013-)
    • Seasons
    • 5 seasons
    • Status
    • returning series
    • Add to
    • watch list

    SEASON 5

  • Episode 8The Wedding

    Jason's brother Darius is getting married and Marcus desperately wants to hire out the Crown and Toga for the occasion, while Grumio offers his services as wedding planner. But their plans are threatened when they find out that Darius is a serial jilter.

  • Episode 7The New Flat

    The boys face uncertainty when Landlord evicts them without notice from their flat. Marcus hopes his parents, who are visiting for the weekend, will help him onto the property ladder. But his dad has other plans for their savings. Jason's smooth-talking l

  • Episode 6The Dig

    The boys begin an archaeological dig in their bar after Grumio unearths an old brooch whilst sitting on the loo. They try to keep their activity a secret but others cotton on. And when a professor of archaeology goes missing, the boys, who paid him a rece

  • Episode 5The Hooligans

    The boys attempt to infiltrate a local firm of chariot hooligans in order to get some big drinkers into their bar. Grumio is soon welcomed into the fold by Paulus, head honcho of the Green Army, but Marcus falls out with Gloria, whose shop front keeps get

  • Episode 4The Grumbrella

    There's a heatwave in Rome and Marcus has invested in an exciting new gimmick for the bar - ice. Grumio develops an innovation of his own in the form of a hat-parasol hybrid, which attracts the attention of wealthy entrepreneur Severus. Jason and Aurelius

  • Episode 3The Banquet

    The boys gate-crash a posh banquet having received an invitation by mistake. Once there, Marcus attempts to win favour with their host, Senator Varus, whilst Jason seduces a bored aristocrat, Rufina. Banished to eat with the other slaves, Grumio overhears

  • Episode 2The Paedos

    Marcus offers to tutor Gloria's teenage son Barney, who's struggling at school, while Jason gives him coaching in his own specialist subject, romance. Grumio is mistaken for a schoolboy and soon finds himself recruited into the under-14s boxing team.

  • Episode 1The Vineyard

    The boys set off on a wine-buying trip to Tuscany. But when their cart has a collision on the road, they're forced to pull in to a nearby village. There, Jason hooks up with local milk-maid Calypso and Grumio develops a taste for foraged truffles.