Porridge. Fletch (Kevin Bishop). Copyright: BBC.

Porridge (2016)

BBC One sitcom about life in prison. 7 episodes (pilot + 1 series), 2016 - 2017. Stars Kevin Bishop, Dave Hill, Mark Bonnar, Dominic Coleman and others.

Porridge. Image shows from L to R: Officer Driscoll (Amina Zia), Officer Meekie (Mark Bonnar), Officer Braithwaite (Dominic Coleman). Copyright: BBC.

Series 1, Episode 4 - The Witness

Dougie Parfitt wants Fletch to join his crew as his consigliere. But when Fletch tries to broker a peace with Dougie's arch rival, things don't quite go according to plan.

Broadcast details

Friday 27th October 2017
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Kevin Bishop Fletch
    Dave Hill Joe Lotterby
    Mark Bonnar Officer Meekie
    Dominic Coleman Officer Braithwaite
    Jason Barnett Shel
    Harman Singh Aziz
    Harry Peacock Dougie Parfitt
    Ricky Grover Scudds
    Pippa Haywood Governor Hallwood
    Amina Zia Officer Driscoll
    Caolan Byrne Culhane
    Colin McFarlane Judge (Voice)
    Guest cast
    John Marquez Nagid
    Felicity Montagu Caroline Hawley
    Roger Delves-Broughton Bishop
    Joyce Branagh MP
    Writing team
    Dick Clement Writer
    Ian La Frenais Writer
    Production team
    Dominic Brigstocke Director
    Richard Webb Producer
    Steven Canny Executive Producer
    Tarquin Gotch Executive Producer
    Lauriel Martin Line Producer
    Nigel Williams Editor
    Jo Sutherland Production Designer
    Tracey Gillham Casting Director
    Orla Smyth-Mill Costume Designer
    Martin Hawkins Director of Photography
    Clare Golds Make-up Designer
    Max Harris Composer
    David Cresswell Inserts Editor
    Kate Daughton Commissioning Editor

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