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 1, Episode 4 is repeated on Yesterday today at 11pm.

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BBC Comedy Classics Triple Pack

BBC Comedy Classics Triple Pack

Introducing three of the UK's greatest ever comedy series. Filled with the cream of British comedy actors and superbly written and directed, each of these became a national institution and continues to find new generations of fans.

Dad's Army - Complete Series 1 Plus The Lost Episodes Of Series 2
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Seven Of One

Seven Of One

A welcome DVD release for this series of seven single comedies featuring the many faces of Ronnie Barker. As well as highlighting Barker's extraordinary comic range (and providing an early screen outing for David Jason) the series was the genesis of not one but two much-loved British sitcoms.

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Porridge - Series Three

Porridge - Series Three

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....
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Porridge - Series One

Porridge - Series One

The first series of the timeless prison classic, starring Ronnie Barker and Richard Beckinsale.

Also includes a special interview with Ronnie Barker himself.

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