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 4 - One For The Road

Aulus Paulinus intends to put his mark on Britain by constructing a grand Roman road direct between Londinium and Chelmsford - but there's a seemingly insignificant settlement in the way.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 30th March 1988
Channel 4
23 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
Ronnie Brody Ancient Briton
Jasper Jacob Legate
Brian Regan Marcus
Geoffrey Whitehead Viatorus (Architect and Sculptor)
Writing team
Rory McGrath Writer
Jimmy Mulville Writer
Production team
John Stroud Director
Denise O'Donoghue Producer
Colin Green Editor
Jane Coleman Production Designer
Philip Pope Composer