Porterhouse Blue (1987)

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Author Tom Sharpe's outrageous best-seller about the power struggle that emerges when the dean of a Cambridge University dies before naming his successor gets the big screen treatment in director Robert Knights' four-part comedy. Porterhouse College is an institute of higher education steeped in five hundred-years of tradition, so when the Head Master passes away and his reform-minded replacement Sir Godber Evans (Ian Richardson) arrives to take his place the staff is outraged. Head Porter Skullion (David Jason) in particular seems hell-bent on subverting Sir Evans' every decree. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi
Rating:
NR
Genre:
Comedy , Television
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Cast

David Jason
as Skullion
Ian Richardson
as Sir Godber Evans
Tim Preece
as Dr. Messmer
Roy Evans
as Arthur
John Rogan
as Chef
Earl Rhodes
as Foxton
Bob Goody
as Walter
Lockwood West
as Chaplain
Willoughby Goddard
as Professor Siblington
Ian Wallace
as Praelector
Paula Jacobs
as Mrs. Biggs
Barbara Jefford
as Lady Mary
John Woodnut
as Senior Tutor
John Sessions
as Zipser
Robert Eddison
as Old Master
Miles Richardson
as Ginningham
Charu Bala Chokshi
as Dr. Chukergee
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