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

Porridge (1973)

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One / BBC Two
  • 1973 - 1977
  • 21 episodes (3 series)

Ronnie Barker stars as Norman Stanley Fletcher, trying to keep his nose clean and guiding his young 'roomie' Godber, whilst residing in HMP Slade. Stars Ronnie Barker, Richard Beckinsale, Fulton Mackay, Brian Wilde, Michael Barrington and more.

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Series 3

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Porridge - The Complete Collection DVD

This collection presents every episode of the classic 1970s comedy Porridge, which stars Ronnie Barker and Richard Beckinsale as prison inmates. Lennie Godber (Beckinsale) is the new kid on the block, and, luckily, tough guy Norman Stanley 'Fletch' Fletcher (Barker) is looking out for him.

All three series and the...

Porridge - Series Three DVD

Ronnie Barker and Richard Beckinsdale star in six more episodes as Fletcher and Godber continue their stretch at Slade prison under the watchful eyes of Barraclough and MacKay. This series features the arrival of the judge who sentenced Fletch, and the episode with David Jason as old lag Blanco....
Includes the...

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