Directed by Simon George, Mo Sweeney, Declan O'Dwyer
October Films / History Channel
BARBARIANS RISING is an 8 part Hostorical Drama Charting the rise and fall of the Roman Empire. Telling the story from the perspective of the Barbarian leaders who rose up against Rome and their epic 700 year struggle to bring down the Empire.
HANNIBAL- (Nicolas Pinnock) Who vowed a blood oath tat the age of 9 to crush the Romans
SPARTACUS - (Ben Batt) The Gladiator slave turned rebel who led a Barbarian revolt.
BOUDICA - (Kirsty Mitchell) The Celtic Warrior Queen who united the tribes of Britain to fight.
ARMINIUS - (Tom Hopper) The hostage of Rome who returned to his German Tribe to rebel agains Empror Augustus (Steven Berkoff)
THE GOTHS - Fierce Germanic warriors betrayed by the empire led by Fritigern ( Steve Waddington) and Alaric (Gavin Drea)
ATILLA - (Emil Hostina) The fierce leader of the Huns who struck fear in to the heart of Rome
THE VANDALS - Nomadic raiders that dealt Romes final death blow, lead by Geiseric (Richard Break)