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 5 - Vidi, Vici, Veni

Badvoc is kidnapped by the most fearsome, anti-Roman tribe of Britons around, and Aulus Paulinus takes the opportunity to move Gargamadua into the villa for 'protection'. Will Badvoc be rescued before he is killed?

Broadcast details

Wednesday 6th April 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
Phil Nice Crispin (Triconi Kidnapper)
Mark Wing-Davey Neville (Triconi Kidnapper)
Writing team
Rory McGrath Writer
Jimmy Mulville Writer
Production team
John Stroud Director
Denise O'Donoghue Producer

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