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 ...
 Badvoc (13 episodes, 1988-1990)
Philip Pope ...
 Grasientus (13 episodes, 1988-1990)
Howard Lew Lewis ...
 Blag (13 episodes, 1988-1990)
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 Mungo (13 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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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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I AGREE !!
30 April 2003 | by (London Still...) – See all my reviews

I agree with your man above. This was funny. Rory McGrath show glimpses of his humour in "They Think It's All Over"......in Chelmsford 123 he has run riot. He is a very clever bloke. For a hairball gooner.

So why hasn't this been released in any format ? I've been after this for ages - similar to the equally brilliant Bostock's Cup with Neil Pearson. I only hope they haven't been deleted.


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