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

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.

  • Series 3, Episode 3 repeated at 10:20am on Gold
  • JustWatch Streaming rank this week: 2,141

Episode menu

Series 3, Episode 3 - Rough Justice

Judge Rawley appears to be settling into life on remand, but a theft shows old prejudices haven't entirely been left behind. Fletch and his fellow prisoners soon learn that fair application of the law doesn't always give consistent results.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 4th March 1977
Time
8:30pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

  1. Wednesday 17th April 2024 at 10:20am on Gold
  2. Wednesday 17th April 2024 at 1:40pm on Gold
  3. Wednesday 17th April 2024 at 5:40pm on Gold

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 11th October 2009 6:30pm BBC2
Wednesday 31st August 2011 10:40am Gold
Wednesday 31st August 2011 3:20pm Gold
Sunday 18th September 2011 5:50pm Gold
Monday 19th September 2011 12:55am Gold
Sunday 9th October 2011 7:40pm Gold
Thursday 10th November 2011 7:20pm Gold
Friday 11th November 2011 4:00pm Gold
Thursday 1st March 2012 1:20pm Gold
Thursday 1st March 2012 7:20pm Gold
Thursday 10th May 2012 9:40pm Gold
Friday 11th May 2012 2:20pm Gold
Wednesday 26th September 2012 9:00pm Gold
Thursday 27th September 2012 12:20am Gold
Thursday 8th November 2012 12:20pm Gold
Thursday 8th November 2012 6:20pm Gold
Thursday 27th December 2012 5:30pm Gold
Friday 28th December 2012 10:20am Gold
Sunday 10th February 2013 12:20pm Gold
Tuesday 26th March 2013 8:20pm Gold
Wednesday 27th March 2013 12:25am Gold
Sunday 19th May 2013 9:50am Gold
Friday 12th July 2013 9:20pm Gold
Saturday 13th July 2013 5:20pm Gold
Sunday 11th August 2013 1:20pm Gold
Saturday 9th November 2013 1:30pm Gold
Saturday 9th November 2013 8:25pm Gold
Friday 22nd November 2013 8:20pm Gold
Saturday 23rd November 2013 2:00pm Gold
Saturday 7th December 2013 10:20pm Yesterday
Sunday 8th December 2013 8:20pm Yesterday
Thursday 2nd January 2014 2:50pm Gold
Friday 3rd January 2014 9:35am Gold
Wednesday 22nd January 2014 11:50am Gold
Wednesday 22nd January 2014 6:40pm Gold
Wednesday 4th June 2014 7:20pm Gold
Sunday 15th June 2014 2:15pm Gold
Sunday 6th July 2014 12:10pm Gold
Monday 18th August 2014 8:20pm Gold
Tuesday 19th August 2014 5:20pm Gold
Tuesday 4th November 2014 7:20pm Gold
Wednesday 5th November 2014 12:00pm Gold
Tuesday 20th January 2015 8:20pm Gold
Wednesday 21st January 2015 6:20pm Gold
Sunday 1st February 2015 2:00pm Gold
Saturday 25th April 2015 8:20pm Gold
Sunday 26th April 2015 4:40pm Gold
Friday 26th June 2015 8:20pm Gold
Saturday 27th June 2015 12:40pm Gold
Thursday 29th October 2015 11:20pm Yesterday
Friday 30th October 2015 9:20pm Yesterday
Thursday 4th February 2016 8:00pm Gold
Friday 5th February 2016 1:20pm Gold
Saturday 12th March 2016 4:15pm Gold
Sunday 13th March 2016 10:40am Gold
Wednesday 25th May 2016 8:20pm Gold
Thursday 26th May 2016 1:35pm Gold
Tuesday 31st May 2016 8:20pm Gold
Wednesday 1st June 2016 1:40pm Gold
Tuesday 28th June 2016 10:00pm Yesterday
Wednesday 29th June 2016 8:40pm Yesterday
Sunday 14th August 2016 6:20pm Drama
Tuesday 30th August 2016 6:55pm Gold
Wednesday 31st August 2016 12:05pm Gold
Friday 23rd September 2016 7:20pm Gold
Monday 17th October 2016 10:00am Gold
Monday 17th October 2016 5:00pm Gold
Wednesday 9th November 2016 10:50am Gold
Wednesday 9th November 2016 7:30pm Gold
Wednesday 30th November 2016 2:45pm Gold
Wednesday 30th November 2016 10:00pm Yesterday
Thursday 1st December 2016 8:00pm Yesterday
Saturday 25th February 2017 11:20pm Yesterday
Sunday 26th February 2017 9:20pm Yesterday
Tuesday 18th April 2017 6:40pm Gold
Monday 5th June 2017 8:40pm Gold
Friday 9th June 2017 11:20am Gold
Friday 9th June 2017 2:40pm Gold
Monday 26th June 2017 9:00pm Yesterday
Tuesday 27th June 2017 3:40pm Yesterday
Saturday 8th July 2017 12:40pm Gold
Friday 28th July 2017 1:00pm Gold
Friday 28th July 2017 5:40pm Gold
Saturday 5th August 2017 5:00pm Drama
Monday 14th August 2017 7:00pm Gold
Tuesday 15th August 2017 1:00pm Gold
Tuesday 15th August 2017 6:20pm Gold
Wednesday 23rd August 2017 11:20pm Yesterday
Thursday 24th August 2017 4:20pm Yesterday
Wednesday 11th October 2017 1:00pm Gold
Wednesday 11th October 2017 6:20pm Gold
Tuesday 28th November 2017 3:00pm Gold
Tuesday 28th November 2017 6:20pm Gold
Monday 18th December 2017 10:00pm Yesterday
Tuesday 19th December 2017 4:00pm Yesterday
Thursday 4th January 2018 8:00pm Gold
Tuesday 30th January 2018 12:20am Yesterday
Tuesday 30th January 2018 10:20pm Yesterday
Wednesday 4th April 2018 2:40pm Gold
Wednesday 4th April 2018 7:20pm Gold
Wednesday 2nd May 2018 12:20am Yesterday
Wednesday 2nd May 2018 10:20pm Yesterday
Saturday 26th May 2018 10:30am Gold
Saturday 26th May 2018 4:35pm Gold
Monday 4th June 2018 12:20pm Gold
Monday 4th June 2018 8:40pm Gold
Thursday 5th July 2018 12:20am Yesterday
Thursday 5th July 2018 10:20pm Yesterday
Wednesday 15th August 2018 12:30am Yesterday
Wednesday 15th August 2018 9:40pm Yesterday
Thursday 1st November 2018 12:20am Yesterday
Thursday 1st November 2018 10:20pm Yesterday
Thursday 15th November 2018 11:20am Gold
Thursday 15th November 2018 5:35pm Gold
Monday 26th November 2018 10:40am Gold
Monday 26th November 2018 4:35pm Gold
Tuesday 29th January 2019 10:55pm Yesterday
Wednesday 30th January 2019 9:00pm Yesterday
Wednesday 6th February 2019 12:10am Yesterday
Wednesday 6th February 2019 10:20pm Yesterday
Tuesday 12th February 2019 8:40pm Gold
Wednesday 13th February 2019 2:40pm Gold
Tuesday 26th March 2019 11:20pm Yesterday
Wednesday 27th March 2019 9:40pm Yesterday
Tuesday 21st May 2019 11:00pm Yesterday
Wednesday 22nd May 2019 9:00pm Yesterday
Tuesday 25th June 2019 1:20pm Gold
Tuesday 25th June 2019 6:35pm Gold
Wednesday 31st July 2019 10:50pm Yesterday
Thursday 1st August 2019 9:00pm Yesterday
Wednesday 4th September 2019 2:20pm Gold
Wednesday 4th September 2019 7:00pm Gold
Monday 23rd September 2019 11:00pm Yesterday
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Monday 4th November 2019 1:55pm Gold
Monday 4th November 2019 6:40pm Gold
Wednesday 5th February 2020 12:20am Yesterday
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Monday 9th March 2020 9:00am Gold
Monday 9th March 2020 1:00pm Gold
Monday 9th March 2020 7:00pm Gold
Wednesday 1st April 2020 12:10am Yesterday
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Friday 15th May 2020 12:20am Yesterday
Friday 15th May 2020 10:20pm Yesterday
Friday 26th June 2020 12:20am Yesterday
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Monday 20th July 2020 8:45am Gold
Monday 20th July 2020 12:45pm Gold
Tuesday 21st July 2020 7:35am Gold
Tuesday 4th August 2020 12:20am Yesterday
Tuesday 4th August 2020 10:20pm Yesterday
Tuesday 15th September 2020 12:20am Yesterday
Tuesday 15th September 2020 10:20pm Yesterday
Thursday 24th September 2020 8:00pm Gold
Friday 25th September 2020 12:55pm Gold
Tuesday 3rd November 2020 8:40am Gold
Tuesday 3rd November 2020 1:20pm Gold
Tuesday 3rd November 2020 4:00pm Gold
Sunday 10th January 2021 12:40am Gold
Sunday 10th January 2021 10:20pm Gold
Saturday 20th March 2021 9:00pm Yesterday
Monday 19th April 2021 9:00am Gold
Monday 19th April 2021 12:20pm Gold
Monday 19th April 2021 7:00pm Gold
Saturday 1st May 2021 8:00pm Yesterday
Tuesday 29th June 2021 11:00pm Yesterday
Wednesday 30th June 2021 9:00pm Yesterday
Saturday 4th September 2021 9:20pm Yesterday
Thursday 7th October 2021 9:20am Gold
Thursday 7th October 2021 2:00pm Gold
Thursday 7th October 2021 6:00pm Gold
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Friday 21st January 2022 8:40am Gold
Friday 21st January 2022 1:20pm Gold
Friday 21st January 2022 5:20pm Gold
Thursday 3rd March 2022 8:30am Gold
Saturday 6th August 2022 10:00pm Yesterday
Wednesday 28th September 2022 8:00pm Gold
Friday 28th October 2022 5:15pm Gold
Saturday 29th October 2022 1:35am Gold
Saturday 19th November 2022 11:20pm Yesterday
Thursday 29th December 2022 3:40pm Drama
Monday 6th February 2023 10:00am Gold
Monday 6th February 2023 2:00pm Gold
Saturday 18th February 2023 11:20pm Yesterday
Tuesday 25th April 2023 10:25am Gold
Tuesday 25th April 2023 2:25pm Gold
Tuesday 25th April 2023 7:00pm Gold
Saturday 29th April 2023 11:20pm Yesterday
Thursday 6th July 2023 6:00pm Drama
Saturday 5th August 2023 10:40pm Yesterday
Monday 9th October 2023 9:40am Gold
Saturday 11th November 2023 11:20pm Yesterday
Friday 16th February 2024 9:35am Gold
Friday 16th February 2024 12:55pm Gold
Friday 16th February 2024 5:20pm Gold

Cast & crew

Cast
Ronnie Barker Fletcher
Richard Beckinsale Godber
Fulton Mackay Mr. Mackay
Brian Wilde Mr. Barrowclough
Ronald Lacey Harris
Tony Osoba McLaren
Sam Kelly Warren
Guest cast
Maurice Denham Rawley
Writing team
Dick Clement Writer
Ian La Frenais Writer
Production team
Sydney Lotterby Director
Sydney Lotterby Producer
John Dunstan Editor
Geoff Higgs Editor
Tim Gleeson Production Designer
Max Harris Composer

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