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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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UK

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Latin | English

Release Date:

9 March 1988 (UK) See more »

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Čelmsford See more »

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Hat Trick Productions See more »
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(13 episodes)

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Mono

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Quotes

Mungo: I'm going into town to throw rocks at old people, d'you fancy coming?
Badvoc: You need help, Mungo.
Mungo: Yeah, Blag's gonna carry the rocks.
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Funny but not McGrath's and Mulville's best
29 December 2005 | by dndcullensSee all my reviews

Chelmsford 123 came on the back of the success of "Who dares wins" a comedy scetch show which starred three of the cast of Chelmsford 123 as well as Tony Robinson who went on to be Baldrick in the Blackadder series. Who Dares Wins was never released on VHS and apparently never will be as a letter to Channel 4 about this said that the series was "lost". I did like Chelmsford 123 but I feel some of the jokes would be lost on an American audience. Luckily I am in Canada and happen to be on of the few in North America who doesn't think Benny Hill was funny but that this series was. If you get a chance to watch it then give it a look. The writing is top quality.


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