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: Linda (Sally Lindsay), Muzz (Sanjeev Kohli).

Series 2, Episode 5

To escape his mother's zeal at bedding her new boyfriend, Simon begins secretly sleeping at the hospital. Meanwhile, a long-term coma patient wakes up after a new operation, but thinks she is still a child.

Further details

To escape his mother's zeal at bedding her new boyfriend, Simon begins secretly sleeping in the porters' lodge, and donates his sperm to make some extra money. But when his mum and boyfriend drop by the hospital for infertility treatment, Simon catastrophises and fears he may have inadvertently impregnated her!

Meanwhile Penny, the long-term coma patient Anthony has been regularly reading to receives a state-of-the-art new operation and wakes up. Unfortunately, she still thinks she's a child and all of the trashy films and TV Anthony has been watching with her have now become part of her personality. Has he created a monster?

Broadcast details

Thursday 11th April 2019
40 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Edward Easton Simon Porter
Susan Wokoma Frankie
Daniel Mays Anthony De La Mer
Claudia Jessie Lucy
Sanjeev Bhaskar Mr. Pradeep
Sinead Keenan Dr Batholomew
Guest cast
Sally Lindsay Linda (Simon's Mum)
Siobhán McSweeney Alice
Sanjeev Kohli Muzz
Bryony Hannah Penny
Paul Longley David
Jon Glover Howard
Chiedu Agborh Surgical Team Member
Writing team
Lee Coan Writer
Production team
Vadim Jean Director
Alex Walsh-Taylor Producer
Pete Thornton Executive Producer
Laurence Bowen Executive Producer
Dan Sefton Executive Producer

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