Porridge: The Inside Story

Porridge: The Inside Story

by Richard Webber (Author)


Regarded by many critics as Britain's best sitcom, Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais' tales of life inside Slade Prison first hit the screens in 1973. Three series were transmitted before the prison show finally closed its doors in 1977. Since then, the series has never been off our screens with BBC2 frequently repeating these classic series. Ronnie Barker, as Fletch the old lag, and Richard Beckinsale, as Godber the naive first-time offender, are comic creations as fine - and as well loved - as any in the history of television. But no book has ever told the behind-the-scenes story of how the series came to be made, until now...


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Format: Paperback
Pages: 240
Edition: First Thus.
Publisher: Headline Book Publishing
Published: 06 Nov 2003

ISBN 10: 0747233047
ISBN 13: 9780747233046

Author Bio
Richard Webber's knowledge of British television sitcoms is second to none. He has contributed to many newspapers and magazines over the years and has written various books. Richard works as a supply teacher in primary schools.