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Genre  Miniseries
Opening theme  Dives in Omnia
First episode date  3 June 1987
Adapted from  Porterhouse Blue
Networks  BBC, Channel 4
7.7/10 IMDb

Directed by  Robert Knights
Composer(s)  Rick Lloyd
Director  Robert Knights
Number of seasons  1
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Written by  Malcolm BradburyTom Sharpe (novel)
Starring  David JasonIan RichardsonJohn SessionsCharles GrayGriff Rhys JonesPaul RogersJohn WoodnuttPaula JacobsBarbara Jefford
Cast  David Jason, Ian Richardson, Griff Rhys Jones, Paul Rogers, John Woodnutt
Similar  Behaving Badly, Any Human Heart, Act of Will, Traffik, Brideshead Revisited

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Porterhouse Blue is a 1987 television series adapted by Malcolm Bradbury from the Tom Sharpe novel of the same name for Channel 4 in four episodes. It starred David Jason as Skullion, Ian Richardson as Sir Godber Evans, Barbara Jefford as his wife Lady Mary, Charles Gray as Sir Cathcart D'Eath, and John Sessions as Zipser. Also appearing were Griff Rhys Jones as Cornelius Carrington, Paula Jacobs as Mrs. Biggs, Bob Goody as Walter, Paul Rogers as the Dean, John Woodnutt as the Senior Tutor, Lockwood West as the Chaplain, Willoughby Goddard as Professor Siblington, and Harold Innocent as the Bursar.

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The title song "Dives in Omnia" (cod-Latin for "Excess in everything") was sung by a cappella group The Flying Pickets. The series won an International Emmy and two BAFTA Awards (including Best Actor for David Jason). The television adaptation has been released on DVD and VHS.

Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, Sacrist's Gate near Ely Cathedral in Cambridgeshire, Knebworth House and Apethorpe Hall in Northamptonshire were used as locations in the series.

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Porterhouse Blue (TV series) Wikipedia


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