Nigel Fletcher is a sharp-witted chancer with no respect for authority. Just like his grandad Norman. Now, nearly 40 years after Norman served time, Nigel is following in his grandad's footsteps. By heading straight into a prison cell.
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Series cast summary:
Kevin Bishop ...  Nigel Norman Fletcher 6 episodes, 2017
Dave Hill Dave Hill ...  Joe Lotterby 6 episodes, 2017
Mark Bonnar ...  Officer Meekie 6 episodes, 2017
Jason Barnett ...  Shel 6 episodes, 2017
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Amina Zia ...  Officer Driscoll 3 episodes, 2017
Colin McFarlane ...  Judge 6 episodes, 2017
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Nigel Fletcher is a sharp-witted chancer with no respect for authority. Just like his grandad Norman. Now, nearly 40 years after Norman served time, Nigel is following in his grandad's footsteps. By heading straight into a prison cell.

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6 October 2017 (UK) See more »

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England, UK See more »

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Joe Lotterby mentions that he served a sentence at Slade Prison in the 1970s, and knew Fletcher's grandfather while there. See more »

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Spun-off from Life Beyond the Box: Norman Stanley Fletcher (2003) See more »

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Very amusing and pleasant viewing
1 December 2017 | by stephenjohnmaySee all my reviews

What is it with people knocking this series? I thought it was fantastic, yet all I heard from critics and friends alike were moans of 'can't touch the original' and 'makes of a mockery of the genius of Barker' etc. You know what? I bet Mr Barker would have loved it.

Heart warmingly funny, genuinely amusing with great characters, it was like a step back in time. I get fed up of comedy constantly reinventing itself - funny is funny and this certainly was. It warmed my heart.


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