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 6 repeated Tuesday at 1am on Yesterday
  • JustWatch Streaming rank this week: 1,454

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Series 3, Episode 6 - Final Stretch

Godber's case is coming up before the parole board, and with his clean record and his O Levels, he's sure to sail through it. Unless his feud with Jarvis - all brawn but little brain - escalates. Can he turn the other cheek, or has a man got to do what a man's got to do?

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 25th March 1977
Time
8:30pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

  1. Tuesday 5th March 2024 at 1:00am on Yesterday

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Cast & crew

Cast
Ronnie Barker Fletcher
Richard Beckinsale Godber
Fulton Mackay Mr. Mackay
Brian Wilde Mr. Barrowclough
Sam Kelly Warren
Guest cast
David Daker Jarvis
Patricia Brake Ingrid Fletcher
John Dair Crusher
Writing team
Dick Clement Writer
Ian La Frenais Writer
Production team
Sydney Lotterby Director
Sydney Lotterby Producer
John Dunstan Editor
Howard Dell Editor
Tim Gleeson Production Designer
Max Harris Composer

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