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David Quantick on Porridge, the stage show

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Mackay (Fulton Mackay), Fletcher (Ronnie Barker) and Godber (Richard Beckinsale) in 'Porridge'. Sir David Attenborough says "It entertained and educated, gave you insight into psychology and current affairs, and was the greatest programme we've ever seen,"

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Ronnie Barker - Porridge, wonderful memories of a fantastic cast: Barker, Fulton Mackay, Richard Beckinsale et al.

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Beckinsale's ex risks feud over revealing book

I pinned this because... it is so sad that Richard Beckinsale was taken so early, he had such talent as an actor

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Going Straight - The Complete Series [DVD] [1978] DVD ~ Ronnie Barker,

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Porridge - The Complete Series Box Set (Series 1, 2, 3 and The Christmas Specials) DVD ~ Ronnie Barker,

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Outlander hunk Sam Heughan shows off his bulging biceps in vest

Someone's been eating their porridge: Scots Outlander hunk Sam Heughan showed off his muscles in a tight vest after a trip to the gym in New York on Wednesday

Game of Thrones actor Peter Vaughan has died at the age of 93. The star, born Peter Ohm in 1924, was best known for his role as Maester Aemon in Sky Atlantic's hit TV series. Vaughan rose to fame as Harry 'Grouty' Grout in the 1970s sitcom Porridge. He also starred in cult films including Terry Gilliam's Brazil, classic thriller Straw Dogs and The Remains of the Day. In the 1960s, he starred alongside Frank Sinatra in the spy thriller The Naked Runner.