Ahh, ancient Rome. Ahh, BBC reenactments of Rome. Ahh, James Purefoy, gift that keeps on giving.
Rare the show that gives up as much—if not more—male nudity. Last week the boys of Rome tipped the scales—between Purefoy’s Mark Antony disrobing for a leisurely bath and Brutus’ bizarre Jesus moment in the lake. The week’s half over, Eye’s already looking forward to Sunday. She needs some recompense after sitting through another damn Super Bowl.
More photos, below. (A little on the chaste side, admittedly. My DVR sucks.)
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on February 1, 2007