Who's Who

Claudius Claudius

Tiberius Claudius Nero Germanicus, Emperor of Rome, is in his fifties, sickly and frail but with an impressive entourage. Boudica is amazed when she sees him for the first time: "He looks like a woodlouse." He's got a limp and a speech impediment, but he's very bright and a genuinely likeable chap. The Iceni can't help but warm to him.

Jack Shepherd
Jack Shepherd was born in Leeds in 1940 and received a degree in Fine Art from Kings College, Newcastle, before he began to study acting. He worked at the Royal Court Theatre from 1965 to 1969, ran a drama studio in north London and was a member of the National Theatre from 1978 to 1986. His television credits include the role of Ron Maher in Masterpiece Theatre's The Jury.