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


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: Anthony De La Mer (Daniel Mays), Simon Porter (Edward Easton).

Series 2, Episode 1 - Wedding & Perfume

A new Porter, Anthony, is in town as Tillman has headed off temporarily to a religious retreat. Meanwhile, Lucy presents Simon with a huge engagement ring.

Further details

A new Porter, Anthony, is in town as, unknown to Frankie and Simon, Tillman has headed off temporarily to a religious retreat. Anthony and Frankie have form and find themselves instantly in conflict when he tries to take a cut of her black-market perfume empire. Will he last the week?

Meanwhile, Lucy presents Simon with a huge engagement ring - the ultimate nightmare, Dr McKenzie has proposed! Simon is a broken man but then secretly spots Dr McKenzie kissing another woman in the hospital.

Things take a strange turn when it emerges the mystery woman is actually Dr McKenzie's sister...or is she?

Broadcast details

Thursday 14th March 2019
40 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Edward Easton Simon Porter
    Susan Wokoma Frankie
    Daniel Mays Anthony De La Mer
    Claudia Jessie Lucy
    Rutger Hauer Tillman
    Sanjeev Bhaskar Mr. Pradeep
    Sinead Keenan Dr Batholomew
    Guest cast
    James Atherton Dr. McKenzie
    Siobhán McSweeney Alice
    Souad Faress Freda
    David Yip Dalai Lama
    Writing team
    Dan Sefton Writer
    Production team
    Steve Parnell Production Designer
    Nick Ames Editor
    Vadim Jean Director
    Alex Walsh-Taylor Producer
    Pete Thornton Executive Producer
    Laurence Bowen Executive Producer
    Dan Sefton Executive Producer
    Oli Julian Composer
    Nick Foster Composer


    I talk to Susan Wokoma and Ed Easton

    After an initial three-part pilot series in 2017, Dave's hit hospital comedy Porters is returning with six brand new episodes and I caught up with two of the show's leading stars to find out more.

    Elliot Gonzalez, I Talk Telly, 12th March 2019

    Susan Wokoma interview

    "The only time you get black women on screen at the same time is a slave story..."

    Alice Jones, i Newspaper, 13th March 2019

    The sweary and sometimes surreal sitcom about life among hustling hospital porters returns for a second series. Indecisive gofer Simon is still mooning after nurse Lucy while his streetwise mentor Frankie reignites a feud with an old nemesis (Daniel Mays). But where has golf-loving veteran Tillman (Rutger Hauer) gone?

    Graeme Virtue, The Guardian, 14th March 2019

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