Porters. Image shows from L to R: Frankie (Susan Wokoma), Simon Porter (Edward Easton), Anthony De La Mer (Daniel Mays), Lucy (Claudia Jessie).

Porters

Dave sitcom about hospital porters. 9 episodes (2 series), 2017 - 2019. Stars Edward Easton, Susan Wokoma, Daniel Mays, Claudia Jessie and others.

Porters. Image shows from L to R: Simon Porter (Edward Easton), Lucy (Claudia Jessie).

Series 1, Episode 1

A mix-up with a dead Rabbi means Simon is forced to impersonate a real doctor and somehow escape the suspicious scrutiny of a visiting consultant neurologist.

Further details

When newbie hospital porter Simon arrives for work on his first day, he stands out like a sore thumb. Because to the great amusement of his mentors Frankie and Tillman, he thinks portering is just a stepping-stone to his true calling in life - being a doctor.

However, a mix-up with a dead Rabbi means Simon is forced to impersonate a real doctor and somehow escape the suspicious scrutiny of a visiting consultant neurologist.

Broadcast details

Date
Wednesday 20th September 2017
Time
10pm
Channel
Dave
Length
40 minutes

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    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Edward Easton Simon Porter
    Susan Wokoma Frankie
    Claudia Jessie Lucy
    Rutger Hauer Tillman
    Jo Joyner Dr Kelly
    Guest cast
    Mathew Horne (as Mat Horne) Mark
    Kelsey Grammer Mendel
    Toby Williams Terry
    Jo Enright Janice
    Samantha Spiro Rebecca
    Writing team
    Dan Sefton Writer
    Production team
    Vadim Jean Director
    Matt Bell 1st Assistant Director
    Simon Lupton Series Producer
    Pete Thornton Executive Producer
    Laurence Bowen Executive Producer
    Dan Kay Line Producer
    Steve Ackroyd Editor
    Steve Parnell Production Designer
    Catherine Willis Casting Director
    Natalie Marie Willis Costume Designer
    Clive Norman Director of Photography
    Nicola Coleman Make-up Designer

    Videos

    Semen Porter

    Porters, coming to Dave in September.

    Featuring: Edward Easton (Simon Porter), Susan Wokoma (Frankie), Claudia Jessie (Lucy), Rutger Hauer (Tillman), Jo Joyner (Dr Kelly).

    Kelsey Grammer on Porters

    A clip of Kelsey Grammer guest starring in Porters. He plays a 'real doctor'... which is a problem for Simon, who is pretending to be one.

    Featuring: Edward Easton (Simon Porter), Susan Wokoma (Frankie), Kelsey Grammer (Mendel), Samantha Spiro (Rebecca).

    Lift Fail

    Simon ends up making a big mistake whilst in a lift with a dead body.

    Featuring: Edward Easton (Simon Porter).

    X-Ray

    Tillman is looking for Mark.

    Featuring: Rutger Hauer (Tillman), Mat Horne (Mark).

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