Each week, we will be taking an in depth look at some of the best sitcoms and comedy shows from both the UK and the USA.

Today we will be looking at a comedy that debuted on Dave last year and is returning with a second season – Porters

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Opening Sequence / Theme Tune

 

About the Show

Summary of Plot

Enthusiastic hospital porter Simon shows up for his first day convinced that this is the first step on the ladder to becoming a doctor – but he’s in for a rude awakening from his new porter mentors Frankie and Tillman. -IMDb

Number of Seasons / Episodes

2 seasons

Characters:

Edward Easton – Simon

Susan Wokoma – Frankie

Rutger Hauer – Tillman

Claudia Jessie – Lucy

Jo Joyner – Dr Kelly

 

Trivia

  • Jo Joyner and Tanya Franks have worked together before, they previously played sisters in BBC 1 Eastenders.
  • The exterior shots are of Ealing hospital
  • UKTV’s comedy-orientated channel Dave announced on Thursday, 26th April 2018 that they had commissioned a 6-episode second series of the show to be filmed and broadcast in 2018.

 

Clips

Kidney Donation

 

Kelsey Grammer is A Real Doctor

 

Embarrassing Intimate X-Ray