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The Resource Porridge, The complete series, BBC Worldwide ; written by Dick Clement, Ian la Frenais ; produced & directed by Sydney Lotterby

Porridge, The complete series, BBC Worldwide ; written by Dick Clement, Ian la Frenais ; produced & directed by Sydney Lotterby

Label
Porridge, The complete series
Title
Porridge
Title part
The complete series
Statement of responsibility
BBC Worldwide ; written by Dick Clement, Ian la Frenais ; produced & directed by Sydney Lotterby
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Film producer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Habitual offender Norman Stanley Fletcher is doing five years or porridge at HM Slade Prison. He passes the time sharing his wealth of experience with his fellow inmates, particularly naive, youge first-time offender Lennie whome Fletch takes under his fatherly wing. Widely considered to be one of the greatest British sitcoms of all time
Cataloging source
OCP
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced for television and aired between 1974-1977
Dewey number
P838 2017
Language note
Dialogue in English; subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
PerformerNote
Ronnie Barker, Richard Beckinsale, Fulton MacKay, Brian Wilde
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1922-1987
  • 1927-2008
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Clement, Dick
  • La Frenais, Ian
  • Lotterby, Sydney
  • Barker, Ronnie
  • Beckinsale, Richard
  • Mackay, Fulton
  • Wilde, Brian
Runtime
625
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Prisons
  • Recidivists
  • Television comedies
  • Prisons
  • Recidivists
  • Television comedies
  • Great Britain
Technique
live action
Label
Porridge, The complete series, BBC Worldwide ; written by Dick Clement, Ian la Frenais ; produced & directed by Sydney Lotterby
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from disc labels
  • Bonus features: 1973 pilot "Prisoner & Escort" ; 2016 remake pilot
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. Season 1, episodes 1-6 ; bonus content (approx. 180 min.) -- disc 2. Season 2, Episodes 1-6 ; 1975 Christmas special (approx. 221 min.) -- disc 3. Season 3, episodes 1-6 ; 1976 Christmas special ; bonus content (approx. 224 min.)
Control code
ocn999823509
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
3 videodiscs (approximately 625 min.)
Isbn
9786316787484
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929573684
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)999823509
System details
DVD; NTSC; region 1; 4:3 Dolby digital mono/stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Porridge, The complete series, BBC Worldwide ; written by Dick Clement, Ian la Frenais ; produced & directed by Sydney Lotterby
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from disc labels
  • Bonus features: 1973 pilot "Prisoner & Escort" ; 2016 remake pilot
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. Season 1, episodes 1-6 ; bonus content (approx. 180 min.) -- disc 2. Season 2, Episodes 1-6 ; 1975 Christmas special (approx. 221 min.) -- disc 3. Season 3, episodes 1-6 ; 1976 Christmas special ; bonus content (approx. 224 min.)
Control code
ocn999823509
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
3 videodiscs (approximately 625 min.)
Isbn
9786316787484
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929573684
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)999823509
System details
DVD; NTSC; region 1; 4:3 Dolby digital mono/stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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