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Porterhouse Blue (Channel 4 with David Jason and Ian Richardson)

UK / Channel 4 S- P-P / 4×55 minute episodes / Broadcast 3 – 24 June 1987 Wednesdays 10.00pm

Writer: Malcolm Bradbury / Novel: Tom Sharpe / Producer: Brian Eastman / Director: Robert Knights

Comedy drama serial. When his job comes attack and Porterhouse College of Cambridge University is itself under threat of extinction, elderly head porter Skullion decides to take drastic action.

cast
Skullion………………….. DAVID JASON
Sir Godber Evans…………… IAN RICHARDSON
Zipser……………………. JOHN SESSIONS
Dean……………………… PAUL ROGERS
Senior Tutor………………. JOHN WOODNUTT
Bursar……………………. HAROLD INNOCENT
Mrs Biggs…………………. PAULA JACOBS
Lady Mary…………………. BARBARA JACOBS
Chaplain………………….. LOCKWOOD WEST
Cornelius Carrington……….. GRIFF RHYS JONES