There's great excitement in Pompeii. It's holiday time, everyone's got the day off work, and there's a show in the theatre! Not so much "Lights, camera, action" as "Masks, music and slapstick".
Street drama: it's push and shove as everyone's off to the theatre! Well, nearly everyone...
In a story inspired by those found in typical Roman comedy, a tired old man proves an obstacle for Poppaea.
Exciting news interrupts the performance of a play.