British Comedy Guide

Porridge. Image shows from L to R: Mr. Mackay (Fulton Mackay), Fletcher (Ronnie Barker), Godber (Richard Beckinsale). Copyright: BBC.

Porridge (1973)

BBC One and BBC Two sitcom about the inmates in a prison. 21 episodes (pilot + 3 series), 1973 - 1977. Stars Ronnie Barker, Richard Beckinsale, Fulton Mackay, Brian Wilde and others.

Series 2, Episode 5 is repeated on Gold today at 12:20pm.

Series 2, Episode 2 - Heartbreak Hotel

Being on the inside doesn't stop Godber romancing his fianc

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 31st October 1975
Time
8:30pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

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    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Ronnie Barker Fletcher
    Richard Beckinsale Godber
    Fulton Mackay Mr. Mackay
    Brian Wilde Mr. Barrowclough
    Guest cast
    Patricia Brake Ingrid Fletcher
    Maggie Flint Mrs. Godber
    Writing team
    Dick Clement Writer
    Ian La Frenais Writer
    Production team
    Sydney Lotterby Director
    Sydney Lotterby Producer
    Ray Millichope Editor
    Jon Pusey Production Designer
    Max Harris Composer

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