Newsreader

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Newsreader

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Newsreader reads the daily news for the city of Rome.


During the events of Rome: Season 1 Episode 1 The Stolen Eagle played by Ian McNeice

The Newsreader informs the public of a missing slave that may have been stolen.

During the events of Rome: Season 1 Episode 2 How Titus Pullo Brought Down the Republic played by Ian McNeice

Newsreader tells the crowd that by order of the senate Caesar is now an enemy of Rome.

During the events of Rome: Season 1 Episode 3 An Owl in the Thornbrush played by Ian McNeice

As Pompey Magnus and the Senate flee Rome, Newsreader tells the crowd that any noblemen that stay will be considered enemies of Rome.

During the events of Rome: Season 1 Episode 4 Stealing from Saturn played by Ian McNeice

The Newsreader tells the populace of Rome, martial law has gone into effect and crowds of more than three have been outlawed in public spaces and a curfew has been placed.

During the events of Rome: Season 1 Episode 5 The Ram has Touched the Wall played by Ian McNeice

The Newsreader reads a proclamation from Caesar asking Pompey to lay down his arms.

During the events of Rome: Season 1 Episode 6 Egeria played by Ian McNeice

The Newsreader tells the citizens of Rome that a fleet of ships carrying the army of Mark Antony has set sail for Greece.

During the events of Rome: Season 1 Episode 7 Pharsalus played by Ian McNeice

Newsreader tells the city of Rome about the disaster of Mark Antony's fleet and that the forces of Pompey Magnus expect to defeat Caesar's armies shortly.

During the events of Rome: Season 1 Episode 8 Caesarion played by Ian McNeice

Newsreader gives the news including a reward for a missing slave, Marcus Junius Brutus and Marcus Tullius Cicero have been pardoned, and that Caesar has continued into Egypt to track down Pompey Magnus.

During the events of Rome: Season 1 Episode 9 Utica played by Ian McNeice

Newsreader tells the public of the impending Triumph celebration for Caesar's victory over Pompey and the Senate.

During the events of Rome: Season 1 Episode 10 Triumph played by Ian McNeice

Newsreader tells the public tables with food will be set up for 5000 people, 100 denarius will be given to every citizen, farms will be given to deserving families and all rent will be paid for a year in lower district homes.

During the events of Rome: Season 1 Episode 11 The Spoils played by Ian McNeice

Newsreader tells the public that Caesar has been declared Dictator for life and the fifth month has been named July in his honor.

During the events of Rome: Season 1 Episode 12 Kalends of February played by Ian McNeice

Newsreader tells the people that 100 new senators shall be created and a public banquet will be held to celebrate the expansion of the Senate.

During the events of Rome: Season 2 Episode 1 Passover played by Ian McNeice

Newsreader tells the people that there will be a funeral for Caesar with eulogies delivered by Mark Antony and Brutus.

During the events of Rome: Season 2 Episode 2 Son of Hades played by Ian McNeice

Newsreader tells the public Gaius Octavian pledges to fulfill the promise of Caesar to give the plebs money stated in the will.

During the events of Rome: Season 2 Episode 3 These Being the Words of Marcus Tullius Cicero played by Ian McNeice

Newsreader tells the public that Mark Antony has laid siege to the city of Mutinae in Gaul, but an army from Rome, including Octavian are on their way to help lift the siege.

During the events of Rome: Season 2 Episode 4 Testudo et Lepus (The Tortoise and the Hare) played by Ian McNeice

The Newsreader tells the public that Gaius Octavian and the armies of Rome are about to engage the armies of Mark Antony in battle.

During the events of Rome: Season 2 Episode 7 Death Mask played by Ian McNeice

Newsreader tells the citizens that Herod will be visiting Rome and that mockery of the Jews and their one god should be kept to an acceptable level.

During the events of Rome: Season 2 Episode 8 A Necessary Fiction played by Ian McNeice

The Newsreader tells the populace that Mark Antony will be leaving for Egypt as Supreme Governor of Egypt and the Eastern Provinces.

During the events of Rome: Season 2 Episode 9 Deus Impeditio Esuritori Nullus (No God Can Stop a Hungry Man) played by Ian McNeice

Newsreader tells the populace that Mark Antony has rejected Octavia of the Julii and promised Rome to Cleopatra. He then tells the crowd that Mark Antony has started worshiping dogs and cats and uses eye makeup like a prostitute and dances in profane rites.

During the events of Rome: Season 2 Episode 10 De Patre Vostro (About Your Father) played by Ian McNeice

Newsreader tells the populace that Mark Antony's navy has been defeated by Gaius Octavian's forces under Agrippa at the Battle of Atium. Newsreader announces to the public Octavian's upcoming Triumph.