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Porridge

  • 1978
  • Season 1
  • 6 episodes
  • Drama
  • Sitcom

Summary

The first series of the comedy, Fletcher is transported to prison by Mr Mackay and Mr Barrowclough, before helping new inmate Godber settle in. As events unfold, betting fever sweeps Slade Prison; Fletcher and Godber while away a long night; and Fletch and the other prison lags face a day of hard labour digging drains on a lonely stretch of moorland.

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Episode 1: New Faces, Old Hands

Summary

Crafty con Fletcher helps new inmate Godber settle in by giving him a few lessons on coping with prison life. First episode of the classic comedy, originally broadcast in 1974, starring Ronnie Barker and Richard Beckinsale

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Languages
English
Formats
Colour

Credits

Cast

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Norman Stanley FletcherRonnie Barker
Mr BarrowcloughBrian Wilde
Mr MackayFulton Mackay
Lennie GodberRichard Beckinsale
HeslopBrian Glover
Medical officerJohn Bennett
GovernorMichael Barrington

Crew

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ProducerSydney Lotterby
WriterDick Clement
WriterIan La Frenais

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