Porterhouse Blue : Summary

For centuries, Porterhouse College, Cambridge has been renowned for its cuisine, the prowess of its rowers and the low level of its academic achievements.

Skullion (David Jason), the Head Porter, has been at the college for 45 years and has "served seven Masters". In all that time, things have changed very little.

Then Sir Godber Evans (Ian Richardson) is appoimted as Master.

Within days, he begins a crusade to change Porterhouse utterly.

The senior staff oppose his plans, to little effect. It falls to Skullion to lead the campaign to defeat Sir Godber and restore the status quo.

Series: 1
Episodes: 4
Transmitted: 1987
Channel: Channel 4

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