Last updated 09 January 2020


All Roads Lead to Rome

All Roads Lead to Rome

Series Episode Number: 55

World Premiere: Sat 23 Jan 1965 - 5:40pm GMT [BBC One] (United Kingdom)
First Broadcast: Mon 25 Aug 2014 - 8:30pm EDT [Retro TV]
Running Time: 23 minutes 14 seconds

11.50 Million (UK)

Appreciation Index: 51 (UK)

Chart Position: 15 () (UK)

Recorded on Fri 01 Jan 1965 in Riverside 1
Archive State: 16mm t/r



Barbara is sold as a slave and Ian is to be trained as a gladiator. The Doctor and Vicki arrive at the Emperor's court with the Doctor still masquerading as Maximus Pettulian.


Characters hide uncredited
Dr. WhoWilliam Hartnell
Ian ChestertonWilliam Russell
Barbara WrightJacqueline Hill
VickiMaureen O'Brien
SevcheriaDerek Sydney
AscarisBarry Jackson
DelosPeter Diamond
TaviusMichael Peake
Woman SlaveDorothy-Rose Gribble
Galley MasterGertan Klauber
1st Man in MarketErnest Jennings
2nd Man in MarketJohn Caesar
Court MessengerTony Lambden
TigilinusBrian Proudfoot
NeroDerek Francis
Galley SlaveVez Delahunt (uncredited)
Galley SlaveRoy Reeves (uncredited)
Galley SlavePat Donohue (uncredited)
Galley SlaveJames Appleby (uncredited)
Galley SlavePaul Andrews (uncredited)
Galley SlaveTony Lee (uncredited)
Galley SlaveLeslie Wilkinson (uncredited)
Galley SlaveRichard Wilding (uncredited)
Female SlaveAlison Loney (uncredited)
Female SlaveTerri Dean (uncredited)
Female SlaveSandra Harris (uncredited)
Female SlaveTina Kennedy (uncredited)
Woman in marketFrancesca Bertorelli (uncredited)
Woman in marketBunty Garland (uncredited)
Man in MarketFred Taylor (uncredited)
Man in MarketTerry Leigh (uncredited)
Man in MarketJohn Little (uncredited)
Man in MarketTom Eye (uncredited)
Man in MarketJerry Videl (uncredited)
Man in MarketJohn Seanmell (uncredited)