This article is about the episode. For other uses see Paolo (disambiguation).
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Episode still of Paolo and Lucrezia Borgia
Episode number Season 2
Episode 2
Directed by Neil Jordan
Written by Neil Jordan
Advisories Adult content, brief nudity, violence
Air date April 15, 2012
Running time 48 minutes
Episode chronology
Previous 2x01 The Borgia Bull
Next 2x03 The Beautiful Deception

Paolo is the second episode of season two, and as the second episode of the series. It was written and directed by Neil Jordan.


Plot summaryEdit

The stable boy who fathered Lucrezia's child travels to Rome to rendezvous with her but suffers an unfortunate fate at the hands of Juan; the Pope's lovers Giulia and Vittoria take him in disguise on a revelatory tour of Rome's indigent.[1]


Jeremy Irons as Rodrigo Borgia
François Arnaud as Cesare Borgia
Holliday Grainger as Lucrezia Borgia
Joanne Whalley as Vanozza Cattaneo
Lotte Verbeek as Giulia Farnese
David Oakes as Juan Borgia
Sean Harris as Micheletto Corella
Peter Sullivan as Cardinal Ascanio Sforza
Colm Feore as Giuliano Della Rovere
Ruta Gedmintas as Ursula Bonadeo
Luke Pasqualino as Paolo
Augustus Prew as Prince Alfonso of Naples
Vernon Dobtcheff as Cardinal Julius Versucci
Jemima West as Vittoria
Helen Bradbury as Nanny
Jalaal Hartley as Pinturicchio
John Surman as Shepherd
Edward de Souza as Doctor
Joanna Foster as Stalwart Nun
Nan Kerr as Aged Nun
Katie McGuinness as Beatrice
Sarah Solemani as Magdelena
Fernanda Dorogi as Flirtatious Lady
Mark Phelan as Drunk
Sarah Finigan as Beggar Woman
Matilda Sturridge as Alicia
Frederick Warder as Birdman
Sam Keeley as Youth #1
Máté Haumann as Youth #2
Andy Zelary as Paolo-Cavalli
N/A as Giovanni Borgia


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Sneak peeksEdit

The Borgias 2x02 Paolo - Trinity01:21

The Borgias 2x02 Paolo - Trinity

The Borgias 2x02 Paolo - Impertinence01:30

The Borgias 2x02 Paolo - Impertinence



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