Porridge: Inside Out. Image shows from L to R: Tony Osoba, Sam Kelly, Christopher Biggins. Copyright: Phil McIntyre Entertainment
Porridge: Inside Out

Porridge: Inside Out

  • TV documentary
  • Gold
  • 2014
  • 3 episodes (1 series)

Documentary series looking at classic BBC prison-set sitcom Porridge on its 40th anniversary. Features Dick Clement, Ian La Frenais, Christopher Biggins, Sam Kelly, Tony Osoba and more.

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 2 - Banged Up

Second of three programmes celebrating this truly classic sitcom. Find out about life on set, while cast members, the writers and fans share their memories.

Preview clips

Broadcast details

Wednesday 28th May 2014
60 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 28th May 2014 11:00pm Gold
Sunday 1st June 2014 9:00pm Gold
Tuesday 3rd June 2014 7:40pm Gold
Sunday 14th September 2014 6:20pm Gold
Friday 19th September 2014 8:20pm Gold
Saturday 20th September 2014 2:15pm Gold
Thursday 18th December 2014 7:00pm Gold
Sunday 25th January 2015 3:40pm Gold
Tuesday 3rd March 2015 7:40pm Gold
Friday 20th March 2015 9:00pm Gold
Tuesday 21st July 2015 6:20pm Gold
Wednesday 22nd July 2015 10:00pm Gold
Sunday 20th September 2015 6:40pm Gold
Monday 21st September 2015 10:00pm Gold
Saturday 26th September 2015 1:15pm Gold
Tuesday 29th December 2015 7:00pm Yesterday
Sunday 7th February 2016 4:00pm Gold
Saturday 9th April 2016 8:00pm Gold
Monday 11th April 2016 10:00pm Yesterday
Friday 15th April 2016 10:40pm Yesterday
Tuesday 27th December 2016 9:20pm Yesterday
Sunday 1st January 2017 10:00pm Yesterday
Thursday 23rd March 2017 6:40pm Gold
Monday 27th March 2017 10:40am Gold
Friday 9th June 2017 9:00pm Yesterday
Sunday 11th June 2017 8:00pm Yesterday
Saturday 9th February 2019 11:50am Gold
Sunday 10th February 2019 9:00am Gold
Saturday 16th February 2019 9:10am Gold
Sunday 14th July 2019 7:00pm Yesterday
Sunday 11th August 2019 10:50am Gold
Sunday 13th October 2019 10:00am Gold
Saturday 19th October 2019 7:40am Gold
Sunday 14th June 2020 7:00pm Yesterday
Sunday 26th July 2020 7:35am Gold
Tuesday 28th July 2020 7:00am Gold
Saturday 1st August 2020 9:15am Gold
Sunday 11th April 2021 7:45am Gold

Cast & crew

Dick Clement Self
Ian La Frenais Self
Christopher Biggins Self
Sam Kelly Self
Tony Osoba Self
Ian McShane Self
Barry Cryer Self
Kate Beckinsale Self
David Walliams Self
Sydney Lotterby Self
Eric Idle Self
Danny Cannon Self
Denise Welch Self
Josh Widdicombe Self
Judy Loe (as Judy Beckinsale) Self
Patricia Brake Self
Peter Vaughan Self
Ronnie Barker Self (Archive Material)
Richard Beckinsale Self (Archive Material)
David Jason Narrator
Guest cast
Rannoch Daly (as Rannock Daly) Self
Dave Stewart Self
Jeff Lynne Self
Simon Day Self
Carol Southgate Self
Nikki Casey Self
Neil Casey Self
Graham Smith Self
Wanda Ventham Self
Production team
Richard Dean Director
Lindsay Jex Series Producer
Lucy Ansbro Executive Producer
Iain Coyle Executive Producer
Tarquin Gotch Executive Producer
Richard Dean Producer
Steve Brown Editor


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