Drop the Dead Donkey
6 Series, 65 Episodes
After insulting the Emperor's girlfriend, governor Aulus Paulinus is sent to Britannia, where he meets Britain's surly tribal leader Badvoc
Aulus Paulinus tries to improve Romano-British relations by conducting a walkabout up and down the open sewer that is Chelmsford's high street
Aulus is suffering from nightmares and insomnia. Could it be the staple all-day British breakfast of pig and egg, or is some disaster about to befall him?
Governor Aulus decides to give the people of Chelmsford a new Roman road and he wants to give it to them straight. But Badvoc insists on a bypass around the holy town of Romford.
Badvoc is kidnapped by the terrorist tribe of the Triconi. Aulus is urged to rescue him to prevent civil war, but he has designs on Badvoc's beautiful girlfriend.
Aulus decides to liven up Chelmsford with the Festival of Saturnalia. As part of the revelry, a fool is made king for a day - and so the Romans naturally choose Badvoc.