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This is an auction for THE COMPLETE PORRIDGE by Dick Clement & Ian La Frenais.

"All Fletcher's fans will welcome this bumper helping of Porridge. Published for the first time in one paperback are the three books written to accompany the classic BBC comedy series. THE COMPLETE PORRIDGE brings together 'Porridge', 'Another Stretch of Porridge' and 'A Further Stir of Porridge'. For those who have not yet met Fletch in print, a long sentence of sheer delight is about to begin..."

From Wikipedia:

"Porridge is a British situation comedy broadcast on BBC1 from 1974 to 1977, running for three series, two Christmas specials and a feature film. Written by Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais, it stars Ronnie Barker and Richard Beckinsale as two inmates at the fictional HMP Slade in Cumberland. "Doing porridge" is British slang for serving a prison sentence, porridge once being the traditional breakfast in UK prisons. The series was followed by a sequel, Going Straight. Porridge was voted number seven in a 2004 BBC poll of the 100 greatest British sitcoms. Porridge originated from an idea used in a 1973 series called Seven of One, also starring Barker. Each of its seven 30-minute episodes saw him playing a new character in a different setting. In the second, "Prisoner and Escort", a prisoner, Norman Stanley Fletcher (Barker), is being escorted from Brixton Prison to Slade Prison by two warders: the easy-going Mr Barrowclough (Brian Wilde) and the stern Mr Mackay (Fulton Mackay). After a long train journey, Fletcher asks to relieve himself at the tiny station where the prison van is waiting to take them to the prison..."

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Paperback 1990.

479 pages.

Near new condition.

The cost of shipping is $4.95, or $5.95 by tracked mail. If you are on rural delivery and want tracked mail, the shipping cost will be $8.95.

There is of course no charge for shipping if you collect this book from my shop in Palmerston ?North following the auction.

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  • Seller location: Palmerston North, Manawatu, NZ

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