Cleopatra: Mother, Mistress, Murderer, Queen
Produced in-house by Channel 5, Past Preservers presenter Dr. Robert Bianchi featured as a contributing expert.
Dramatised documentary revealing the truth behind the myth of the iconic Egyptian ruler, looking at why her name still resonates through the centuries. Cleopatra survived a murderous and incestuous dynasty, and secured her future by seducing Mark Antony, the greatest leader Rome had ever seen. Contributors including Bettany Hughes, Dr. Chris Naunton and Dr. Robert Steven Bianchi reflect on her life – and infamous death.