FILM : Porridge
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FILM / MOVIE TITLE DATE FILM STAR(S) WHO APPEAR IN THE LOCATION SCENES FILM / MOVIE LOCATIONS / SCENES
Porridge 1979 Ronnie Barker, Richard Beckinsale, Fulton Mackay, Brian Wilde, Peter Vaughan Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Essex, Kent
Director : Dick Clement   Production Company : Black Lion Films, Witzend Productions, ITC Entertainment  Region : SOUTH EAST M-Q

Long time Slade prison inmate Fletcher is ordered by Grouty to arrange a football match between the prisoners and an all-star celebrity team.

Screen shots uploaded by Phil Wilkinson

Also known as 'Doing Time' (US Title)

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Porridge - The Movie [DVD] [1979]

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Porridge - At a remote Scottish station, a group of men alight from a train. Wargrave railway station, Wargrave in Berkshire. The station building has been demolished.
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porr001. At a remote Scottish station, a group of men alight from a train. Wargrave railway station, Wargrave in Berkshire. The station building has been demolished.

Porridge - Rudge (Daniel Peacock) and Oakes (Barrie Rutter) are escorted to the waiting minibus by Prison Officer Barrowclough (Brian Wilde) and his Colleague.
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porr002. Rudge (Daniel Peacock) and Oakes (Barrie Rutter) are escorted to the waiting minibus by Prison Officer Barrowclough (Brian Wilde) and his Colleague.

Porridge - The minibus arrives at Her Majesty's Prison Slade. Maidstone Prison on County Road, Maidstone. Also seen in 'On The Run'.
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porr003. The minibus arrives at Her Majesty's Prison Slade. Maidstone Prison on County Road, Maidstone. Also seen in 'On The Run'.

porr003n. Main entrance to Maidstone Prison in County Road, Maidstone. Picture by Rob Bright.
(Modern Photo Added: 15-12-2013)

Porridge - When the gates are opened . . . .
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porr004. When the gates are opened . . . .

porr004n. When they are closed. (RL)
(Modern Photo Added: 16-11-2014)

Porridge - . . . . the new prisoners are taken inside.
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porr005. . . . . the new prisoners are taken inside.

Porridge - A Dog Handler patrols the perimeter of the prison. IMDB and Wikipedia list Chelmsford Prison as a location.
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porr006. A Dog Handler patrols the perimeter of the prison. IMDB and Wikipedia list Chelmsford Prison as a location.

Porridge - A shot of the exercise yard at Slade prison. Chelmsford Prison, Chelmsford, Essex.
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porr007. A shot of the exercise yard at Slade prison. Chelmsford Prison, Chelmsford, Essex.

Porridge - Mackay (Fulton Mackay) shows new officer Beal (Christopher Godwin) around Slade prison.
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porr008. Mackay (Fulton Mackay) shows new officer Beal (Christopher Godwin) around Slade prison.

Porridge - Rudge is introduced to Norman Stanley Fletcher (Ronnie Barker).
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porr009. Rudge is introduced to Norman Stanley Fletcher (Ronnie Barker).

Porridge - Fletcher and Rudge walk through the prison buildings. Chelmsford Prison on Springfield Road, Chelmsford.
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porr010. Fletcher and Rudge walk through the prison buildings. Chelmsford Prison on Springfield Road, Chelmsford.

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