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Chelmsford 123 

Sitcom set in the town of Chelmsford, but in the year AD 123. The show mainly revolves around the power struggle between the newly appointed Roman Governor of Britain, Aulus Paulinus, and the scheming local British chieftain Badvoc.
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Series cast summary:
Jimmy Mulville ...  Aulus Paulinus 13 episodes, 1988-1990
Rory McGrath Rory McGrath ...  Badvoc 13 episodes, 1988-1990
Philip Pope Philip Pope ...  Grasientus 13 episodes, 1988-1990
Howard Lew Lewis Howard Lew Lewis ...  Blag 13 episodes, 1988-1990
Neil Pearson ...  Mungo 13 episodes, 1988-1990
Robert Austin Robert Austin ...  Functio 6 episodes, 1988
Erika Hoffman Erika Hoffman ...  Gargamadua 6 episodes, 1988
Geoffrey McGivern Geoffrey McGivern ...  Wolfbane / ... 6 episodes, 1988-1990
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Sitcom set in the town of Chelmsford, but in the year AD 123. The show mainly revolves around the power struggle between the newly appointed Roman Governor of Britain, Aulus Paulinus, and the scheming local British chieftain Badvoc.

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Country:

UK

Language:

Latin | English

Release Date:

9 March 1988 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Čelmsford See more »

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Hat Trick Productions See more »
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Runtime:

(13 episodes)

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Mono

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Quotes

Aulus Paulinus: What have I done to deserve this? I'm not a bad person! I haven't killed my father or slept with my mother!
Mungo: Hey, don't knock it till you've tried it.
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Referenced in Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Episode #1.7 (1988) See more »

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The funniest Brit-com ever
24 April 2019 | by agnabeyaSee all my reviews

The first half of the first episode is set in Rome- with the appointment of a new governor for the province of Britannia. In Latin. It is subtitled- but this very bold move had me hooked instantly. Then the scene moves to Wassers Tavern in Chelmsford- and is a delight from then on for the duration of both series. It has hard to pick a favourite episode. I can only exhort you to get a copy or watch it on-stream. It is clever, funny beyond funny- and deserves to be known. Rory McGrath in his dopey the frog battle jock strap is a site to behold! Treat yourselves.

Mungo: They call me Mungo the contradictory.

Aulus Paulinus: Do they?

Mungo: No.


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