Spartacus: Blood and Sand premieres in the UK


spartacusSpartacus: Blood and Sand started off its run on British television last week by drawing record ratings for the Bravo channel. The premiere episode had 365,000 viewers, making it the largest audience ever for that channel.

Spartacus: Blood and Sand is a based on the life of Spartacus, a Thracian gladiator who from 73 to 71 BC led a major slave uprising against the Roman Republic. The show describes itself as “not for the faint-hearted, the controversial Spartacus: Blood and Sand brings to life the bloody world of gladiators as the Roman Republic

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