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 2, Episode 2 - Get Well Soon

Whilst Chelmsford is tormented by sustained heat and drought, Wolfbane discovers a pre-Roman map depicting a well in the town. Unfortunately, it's now buried underneath Aulus's floor...

Broadcast details

Tuesday 16th January 1990
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
Geoffrey McGivern Wolfbane Pew
Guest cast
Geoffrey Whitehead Viatorus (Architect and Sculptor)
Writing team
Rory McGrath Writer
Jimmy Mulville Writer
Andy Hamilton Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Vic Finch Director
Denise O'Donoghue Producer
Adrian Bate Producer
Mykola Pawluk Editor
Graeme Story Production Designer
Philip Pope Composer