• by Dick Clement, Ian La Frenais
  • Narrated by Ronnie Barker
  • 2 hrs and 17 mins
  • Radio/TV Program

Publisher's Summary

Here is the unforgettable "Fletch", everyone's favourite criminal, making the most of his enforced stay at Her Majesty's Pleasure. Never a man to shrink from a challenge, even from behind bars, Fletch could manage anything from organising a win on the horses to buying a council flat in Mayfair. Amazing his cell mates and infuriating officialdom, Fletch, the Arthur Daley of penal servitude, always comes out on top.Starring Ronnie Barker with Brian Wilde, Richard Beckinsale, and Fulton Mackay, here are four prize shows from the original television series: "Prisoner and Escort", "No Way Out", "The Desperate Hours", and "Pardon Me".


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How can you fault the great master. Timeless classic comedy. Could listen over and over.
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- Tracy Mac

Comedy Genius!

Would you listen to Porridge again? Why?

Yes. its a timeless classic that never gets old. The comedy genius of Ronnie Barker is superbly portrayed in the audiobook and is great to remember how good BBC comedies used to be.

Who was your favorite character and why?

Fletcher is the old hand in the prison that gives guidance and wisdom to all he meets.

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- richard

Book Details

  • Release Date: 14-04-2006
  • Publisher: BBC Worldwide Limited