Derek Jacobi to Star in New I, Claudius BBC Radio Serial
Jacobi, who portrayed the title character in the original BBC television series, will be playing the emperor Augustus in this new version. The role of Claudius will be played by Tom Goodman-Hill. The new serial is adapted from the Robert Graves historical novels about ancient Rome, and will begin broadcasting in the U.K. starting in November. No U.S. air dates have yet been announced.