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Porridge

Series 2

Episode 1: Just Desserts

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Available for years

Classic comedy series. The inmates of Slade Prison are horrified to discover there is a thief in their midst - a despicable crime against one's fellow inmates. Show more

Contributors

Norman Stanley Fletcher:
Ronnie Barker
Mr Mackay:
Fulton Mackay
Lennie Godber:
Richard Beckinsale
Mr Barrowclough:
Brian Wilde
Warren:
Sam Kelly
McLaren:
Tony Osoba
Mr Banyard:
Eric Dodson
Mr Appleton:
Graham Ashley

Porridge

Series 2

Episode 2: Heartbreak Hotel

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Available for years

Classic prison comedy. The problems of an anxious father and a pining first offender are solved in the prison waiting room. Show more

Contributors

Fletcher:
Ronnie Barker
Mr MacKay:
Fulton Mackay
Mr Barrowclough:
Brian Wilde
Mrs Godber:
Maggie Flint

Porridge

Series 2

Episode 3: Disturbing the Peace

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Available for years

With MacKay away, Slade prison will become a place of rest. "After all, Barrowclough doesn't exactly rule with a rod of iron."

Contributors

Fletcher:
Ronnie Barker
Mr Barrowclough:
Brian Wilde
Mr MacKay:
Fulton Mackay
Mr Wainwright:
Peter Jeffrey
Williams:
Philip Madoc
Warren:
Sam Kelly
McLaren:
Tony Osoba
Secretary:
Madge Hindle

Porridge

Series 2

Episode 4: No Peace for the Wicked

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Available for years

Fletch is furious when he can't get any peace inside Slade Prison. MacKay shows visitors around the jail.

Contributors

Fletcher:
Ronnie Barker
Mr Barrowclough:
Brian Wilde
Mr MacKay:
Fulton Mackay
Warren:
Sam Kelly
McLaren:
Tony Osoba
Banyard:
Eric Dodson

Porridge

Series 2

Episode 5: Happy Release

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Available for years

A spell in the prison hospital is not as restful as Fletcher hoped, after he finds himself sharing a ward with Blanco.

Contributors

Porridge

Series 2

Episode 6: The Harder They Fall

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One South WestLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Available for years

Classic prison-set sitcom. Godber takes up boxing and enters the prison championships, but someone wants him to come a cropper.

Contributors

Norman Stanley Fletcher:
Ronnie Barker
Lennie Godber:
Richard Beckinsale
Mr Mackay:
Fulton Mackay
Mr Barrowclough:
Brian Wilde
Harry Grout:
Peter Vaughan
Jackdaw:
Cyril Shaps
PT Instructor:
Roy Sampson
Billy Moffatt:
Willy Bowman
Crusher:
John Dair
Distributor:
BBC Worldwide