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The Hustler

Porridge, Series 1 Episode 2 of 6

Classic prison sitcom. Fletcher gets a permanent job with the pigs on the prison farm and dreams up a novel way to relieve the boredom of prison life. But when the stakes run high, honour among thieves is sorely tried.

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29 minutes

Last on

Fri 12 Mar 2010 19:30
BBC Two Scotland


Role Contributor
FletcherRonnie Barker
Mr BarracloughBrian Wilde
Mr MacKayFulton Mackay
GodberRichard Beckinsale
HeslopBrian Glover
ProducerSydney Lotterby
WriterDick Clement
WriterIan La Frenais
IvesKen Jones
LukewarmChristopher Biggins
EvansRay Dunbobbin
Mr AppletonGraham Ashley
Prison OfficerJohn Quarnby

BBC Comedy: Porridge


'It was greeted with outrage by the tabloid press, shocked at a comedy glorifying prison'

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