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Christmas Special: No Way Out

Porridge Episode 3 of 5

Christmas special of the classic sitcom from 1975. Fletcher doesn't want to spend Christmas in his cell, and through a convoluted series of events involving the building of a tunnel, he ends up in hospital for Christmas with his feet up in a quiet, comfortable private room.

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41 minutes

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Sun 27 Dec 2015 17:25


Role Contributor
Norman Stanley FletcherRonnie Barker
Mr MacKayFulton Mackay
Mr BarrowcloughBrian Wilde
GodberRichard Beckinsale
Harry GroutPeter Vaughan
WarrenSam Kelly
Prison DoctorGraham Crowden
SandraCarol Hawkins
NurseElisabeth Day
WriterDick Clement
WriterIan La Frenais
ProducerSydney Lotterby
DirectorSydney Lotterby

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