'DOMINA' EPIC SERIES ADS
NEW NAMES TO ROMAN COURT
Although the production is currently halted, Sky's new ten part historical saga DOMINA (following the life and the extraordinary rise of Livia
Drusilla, the mother of the emperor Tiberius, who overcame adversity to become the most powerful woman in the world) has added a few interesting new names to the cast: our dear Medici and Harlots star Lex Shrapnel, Anthony Barclay, Ewan Horrocks, Oliver Huntingdon, Bart Edwards and Knightfall star Tom Forbes have joined the cast which already includes Kasia Smutniak in the lead role of Drusilla, Liam Cunningham as Livius, Livia’s father, Isabella Rossellini as Balbina, an early enemy, Matthew McNulty as the future emperor Gaius, Christine Bottomley as Scribonia, Colette Tchantcho as
Antigone, Ben Batt as Agrippa, Enzo Cilenti as Tiberius Claudius Nero, and Claire Forlani as Claudia Octavia.
|You watched Lex Shrapnel in Medici and Harlots|
|Tom Forbes played prince of France in Knightfall|
Domina created and written by Simon Burke, follows Livia’s journey from a naïve young girl whose world crumbles in the wake of Julius Caesar’s assassination, to Rome’s most powerful and influential Empress, driven by a deep desire to avenge her father and secure power for her sons. Livia and her peers navigate their way through a brutal society by means of strategy, conspiracy, seduction and murder. This is a visceral and authentic family saga, grounded in historical accuracy and bringing to life the incredible true stories of the women who would create one of the most enduring and fascinating dynasties of all time.