Dear readers: As a result of seeing “Cleopatra – The Exhibition” last week, I discovered a 1983 BBC series called “The Cleopatras”.
Last night, I located the YouTube videos.
It is an 8-episode production that supposedly covers all the Cleopatras [though it starts with the “love triangle” if mother Cleopatra II, daughter Cleopatra III, and Ptolemy VIII (aka Physcon/”Fatty”)].
The production clearly demonstrates that the worst enemy a Ptolemy had was another Ptolemy.
Clearly, it is not the same production quality of “I, Claudius”. However, I thought it may amuse some of the history fans among my readers.