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 on Thursday at 11pm.

Blue Peter - Porridge Ronnie Barker Interview

Childrens' television magazine Blue Peter goes behind the scenes on popular sitcom Porridge, talking to star Ronnie Barker.