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Porridge

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Poetic Justice. Fletcher is incensed when his peace and quiet is disrupted by the arrival of a new cell mate, to whom the screws are being especially polite and handing out all the cushy jobs.
Writers Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais
Producer Sydney Lotterby

Contributors

Unknown: Dick Clement
Unknown: Ian La Frenais
Fletcher: Ronnie Barker
Godber: Richard Beckinsale
Mr Barrowclough: Brian Wilde
Mr Mackay: Fulton MacKay
Rawley: Maurice Denham
Harris: Ronald Lacey
Warren: Sam Kelly
McLaren: Tony Osoba
Governor: Michael Barrington
Mr Collison: Paul McDowell

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