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 7 - Something Beginning With E

When the Emperor decides to alleviate his boredom by paying the province of Britain a visit, both Badvoc and Aulus could be in for a spot of bother...

Broadcast details

Tuesday 20th February 1990
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
Guest cast
Bill Wallis Emperor
Trevor Cooper Loquens
Mark Wing-Davey Clupeus
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

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