PG certificatePorridge is a Sitcom programme that first aired in 1974 and has been classified a PG certificate.

Porridge is a 5 star programme

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Porridge (1974)

Directed by
Sydney Lotterby

Fletcher, or "Fletch" (played by Ronnie Barker) is a career criminal who has spent most of his adult life serving time.

His latest sentence of five years is spent in Slade Prison, where he shares a cell with Lennie Godber the late Richard Beckinsale, where he spends most of his time trying to "wind-up" the prison officers.

Written by ,

Genre: Sitcom

Production Year: 1974

5/5 Stars

Classification: PG Certificate

Production Country: UK

When is Porridge next on TV?

It's next showing on Yesterday Tonight, 11:15pm and on Yesterday Tonight, 11:55pm. See more...

Main Cast

Ronnie Barker...Norman Stanley Fletcher
Brian Wilde...Mr. Barrowclough
Fulton Mackay...Mr. Mackay
Richard Beckinsale...Lennie Godber
Sam Kelly...'Bunny' Warren, Warren
Tony Osoba...McLaren
Michael Barrington...Governor, Governor Venables
Image for Peter VaughanPeter Vaughan...Harry Grout
Image for David JasonDavid Jason...Blanco
Image for Christopher BigginsChristopher Biggins...Lukewarm
Image for Brian GloverBrian Glover...Heslop
Ronald Lacey...Harris
Maurice Denham...Rawley
Kenneth V. Jones...Ives
Paul McDowell...Mr. Collinson, Prison Officer
Image for Alun ArmstrongAlun Armstrong...Spraggon
Patricia Brake...Ingrid Fletcher
John Dair...Crusher
David Daker...Jarvis
Graham Crowden...Prison Doctor