1970s sitcom featuring Ronnie Barker as Fletch, a hardened criminal and Richard Beckinsale as Lennie Godber, his comparatively innocent cell-mate. Starring Ronnie Barker, Richard Beckinsale, Fulton Mackay, Brian Wilde, David Jason and Brian Glover. Written by Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais. First broadcast (pilot episode) on BBC2 in April 1973. First series broadcast on BBC1 in September 1974.

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Porridge - The Unofficial Homepage
Fan site featuring cast information, an episode guide, multimedia files, pictures and icons.
Screenonline: Porridge
Article containing a synopsis, cast and crew list and a full episode available for use in schools and libraries.
Wikipedia: Porridge (TV)
Article offering an overview of the programme, with details of the cast and characters, an episode list and links.
The Guardian: Home Office told Porridge makers to naff off
Article reporting on Home Office attempts to prevent scenes for the programme from being filmed within an actual prison. By Alan Travis. (January 04, 2005)
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