Series 1 - Episode 5 Bananae



While Plebs hasn’t quite lived up to the hype, it’s no fault of the superb supporting cast. In particular, it’s a pleasure to see Smack the Pony’s Doon Mackichan playing Stylax’s sex-crazed boss. A virtuoso of the double entendre and salacious glance, she takes suggestiveness to a whole new level when Stylax innocently offers her a bite of an exotic new fruit: “bananae”. It’s just one of many banana jokes; it may be a while before you can look at your lunchbox without blushing.


Mass immigration from Thrace places the trio in contact with an attractive lodger, and introduces them to an exotic yellow fruit. Meanwhile, Marcus has an unfortunate run-in with an elderly war veteran. Comedy set in Ancient Rome, starring Tom Rosenthal, Joel Fry and Ryan Sampson.

Cast & Crew

Marcus Tom Rosenthal
Stylax Joel Fry
Grumio Ryan Sampson
Cynthia Sophie Colquhoun
Metella Lydia Rose Bewley
Flavia Doon Mackichan
Aurelius Tom Basden
Landlord Karl Theobald
Claudius Adrian Scarborough
Irina Anna Skellern
Victor Brian Murphy
Cosmo Stefan Ivanov
Director Sam Leifer
Executive Producer Caroline Leddy
Executive Producer Sam Leifer
Producer Teddy Leifer
Writer Tom Basden
Writer Sam Leifer
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