Rome: Season 2 (2007)

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Season 2
Rome

Critics Consensus

Pulp meets prestige in Rome's sensational second season -- though its style sometimes outweighs its substance.

87%

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Critic Ratings: 23

Audience Score

User Ratings: 0
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Episodes

1
Air date: Jan 14, 2007
2
Air date: Jan 21, 2007
3
Air date: Jan 28, 2007
4
Air date: Feb 4, 2007
5
Air date: Feb 11, 2007
6
Air date: Feb 18, 2007
7
Air date: Mar 4, 2007
8
Air date: Mar 11, 2007
9
Air date: Mar 18, 2007
10
Air date: Mar 25, 2007

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Tv Season Info

Series 2 of this drama set during the era of the Roman Empire opens in the wake of Caesar's death.

Cast

Kevin Mckidd
as Lucius Vorenus
Ray Stevenson
as Titus Pullo
Polly Walker
as Atia of the Julii
James Purefoy
as Mark Antony
Kerry Condon
as Octavia of the Julii
Simon Woods
as Gaius Octavian (older)
Tobias Menzies
as Marcus Junius Brutus
Max Pirkis
as Gaius Octavian
Allen Leech
as Marcus Agrippa
Coral Amiga
as Vorena the Elder
Alex Wyndham
as Gaius Maecenas
Guy Henry
as Cassius
Ian McNeice
as Newsreader
Cosimo Fusco
as Hannibal Cotta
Valery Usai
as Vorena the Younger
Max Baldry
as Caesarion
Anna Fausta Primiano
as Vorena the Younger
Stefan Brown
as Lucius (older)
Amy Marston
as Deborah
Charlie Anson
as Emissary
Richard Dillane
as Centurion Varro
Matthew Eggleton
as Egyptian Courtier
Noa Bodner
as Prostitute
Nicolo Brecci
as Caesarion
Edward de Souza
as Rich Merchant
Kammy Darweish
as Rhodomantes
Sara Kestelman
as Old Woman
Anne Lambton
as Pharmacopolist
Alessandro Ruo
as Pontifex Maximus
Jannina Salvetti
as Shopkeeper
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Critic Reviews for Rome Season 2

All Critics (23) | Top Critics (16)

Enjoy the empire. While it lasts.

Jun 6, 2018 | Full Review…

Makes its own final exit in a manner that wouldn't have disgraced its historical characters.

Jun 6, 2018 | Full Review…

... "Rome" is no less compelling and addictive.

Nov 28, 2017 | Full Review…

A gorgeous blend of style and substance... It's hard to get down on a show for being too ambitious when so few programs think to color outside of the lines.

Jun 7, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Great TV... Miss it not!

Jun 6, 2018 | Full Review…

As in season 1, the acting is rich and lusty, with no costume-drama fustiness. I especially like James Purefoy as Mark Antony.

Jun 6, 2018 | Full Review…

Navigates the high-wire act of jumping significant periods of time between episodes - sometimes years - and remaining just as engrossing as episodes in the first season.

Jun 6, 2018 | Rating: 9/10 | Full Review…

Shoots hot-blooded f---ing and gruesome death into your veins with a big syringe. It's electroshock historicism. And it's a big part of the reason why Rome is so powerful.

Apr 16, 2019 | Full Review…
Top Critic

Still reliably rotten, wantonly carnal, and spectacularly costumed as HBO and the BBC resume their dramatic collaboration on the world's largest standing film set at Italy's Cinecittà Studios.

Nov 28, 2017 | Rating: B | Full Review…

This is Horrible Histories for grownups.

Jun 6, 2018 | Full Review…
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