Chelmsford 123. Image shows from L to R: Aulus Paulinus (Jimmy Mulville), Badvoc (Rory McGrath). Copyright: Hat Trick Productions.

Chelmsford 123

Channel 4 sitcom set amidst the Roman occupation. 13 episodes (2 series), 1988 - 1990. Stars Rory McGrath, Jimmy Mulville, Philip Pope, Howard Lew Lewis and others.

Series 1, Episode 3 - The Girl Of My Dreams

Aulus Paulinus, Funtio, Grasientus and Badvoc are trapped in the Governors' residence when a group of women rise up and lay siege against the Romans' occupation of their land and treatment of their people. Surely someone will come to their rescue?

Broadcast details

Wednesday 23rd March 1988
Channel 4
24 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Rory McGrath Badvoc
Jimmy Mulville Aulus Paulinus
Philip Pope Grasientus
Howard Lew Lewis Blag
Neil Pearson Mungo
Erika Hoffman Gargamadua
Robert Austin Functio
Guest cast
Joanna Dickens Blethyn
Andy Hamilton Dream Interpreter
Mike Grady Messenger
Writing team
Rory McGrath Writer
Jimmy Mulville Writer
Production team
John Stroud Director
Denise O'Donoghue Producer

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