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The much-loved comedy is back for another stretch.

Following the success of last year’s pilot, Kevin Bishop reprises his role as Nigel Norman Fletcher, the grandson of Ronnie Barker’s character from the 1970s, Norman Stanley Fletcher, as this prison sitcom returns for a full series.

No one could ever fill Barker’s enormous shoes, so it was a relief when the show’s creators, Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais, opted for a sequel rather than a remake, and fans of the original should be pleased with this new if fairly familiar offering.

Expect plenty of gags, canned laughter and a fine turn from Catastrophe star Mark Bonnar as Officer Meekie, a fan of the sort of regime 1970s stickler Mr Mackay would recognise.