Porridge - The Desperate Hours

Classic sitcom. Fletcher plans to add a bit of Christmas spirit to the festive season at Slade Prison in the form of his very own home-made liquor. But when prison officers Mackay and Barraclough uncover the stash of 'Chateau Slade', Fletcher seems in danger of spending Christmas in solitary.


  • - on
  • 2007-12-27 18:15:00 - 2007-12-27 19:00:00 on BBC Two England,
  • 2008-12-23 18:45:00 - 2008-12-23 19:30:00 on BBC Two Northern Ireland Analogue, BBC Two England, BBC Two Northern Ireland, BBC Two Scotland, BBC Two Wales Analogue,


  • Writer Dick Clement
  • Writer Ian La Frenais
  • Fletcher Ronnie Barker
  • Godber Richard Beckinsale
  • Mr MacKay Fulton Mackay
  • Mr Barrowclough Brian Wilde
  • Producer Sydney Lotterby