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Porridge

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The feature film starring Ronnie Barker, Richard Beckinsale, Fulton Mackay, Brian Wilde with Peter Vaughan as 'Grouty'.
In this hilarious film version of the TV series, habitual prisoner and eternal optimist Norman Fletcher is doing porridge again - detained at Her Majesty's pleasure at Slade Prison. A celebrities-v-prisoners football match is planned to provide cover for an escape attempt in which Fletcher and his young cell-mate become unwillingly involved. In his last film appearance, Richard Beckinsale co-stars as the irrepressible Lennie Godber.
Screenplay DICK CLEMENT, IAN LA FRENAIS Produced by ALLAN MCKEOWN and IAN LA FRENAIS
Directed by DICK CLEMENT. Films: page 15 (First showing on British television)

Contributors

Unknown: Ronnie Barker
Unknown: Richard Beekinsale
Unknown: Fulton MacKay
Unknown: Brian Wilde
Unknown: Peter Vaughan
Unknown: Norman Fletcher
Unknown: Lennie Godber.
Unknown: Dick Clement
Produced By: Allan McKeown
Produced By: Ian La Frenais
Directed By: Dick Clement.
Fletcher: Ronnie Barker
Godber: Richard Beckinsale
Mackay: Fulton MacKay
Barrowclough: Brian Wilde
Bainbridge: Julian Holloway
Governor: Geoffrey Bayldon
Beale: Christopher Godwin
OakeS: Barrie Rutter
Rudge: Daniel Peacock

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The Sunday Post: Porridge 22 May 2016





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