Getting On. Image shows from L to R: Sister Den Flixter (Joanna Scanlan), Nurse Kim Wilde (Jo Brand), Doctor Pippa Moore (Vicki Pepperdine). Copyright: Vera Productions
Getting On

Getting On

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC Four
  • 2009 - 2012
  • 15 episodes (3 series)

Comedy drama which follows the daily lives of nurses as they go about their routine tasks in an NHS hospital. Stars Jo Brand, Joanna Scanlan, Vicki Pepperdine, Ricky Grover and Cush Jumbo

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Series 2, Episode 1

There's more grim humour among the bedpans as a new shift unfolds on B4. Kim has an unknown female admission to occupy her, Den has Hilary to cope with, and Pippa has a ward round. Mrs Fyvie, a new patient, is admitted but it's her daughter, Beedy, who requires more attention than her mother.

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Broadcast details

Tuesday 26th October 2010
BBC Four
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 30th October 2010 11:15pm BBC4
Saturday 12th February 2011 11:25pm BBC4
Monday 5th March 2012 12:05am Gold
Thursday 7th March 2013 11:00pm Gold
Friday 8th March 2013 2:30am Gold
Tuesday 25th June 2013 1:00am Gold
Tuesday 25th June 2013 2:30am Gold
Sunday 7th July 2013 2:15am Gold
Tuesday 27th August 2013 12:00am Gold
Monday 2nd September 2013 11:40pm Gold
Tuesday 3rd September 2013 2:00am Gold
Monday 17th March 2014 12:00am Gold
Monday 17th March 2014 1:50am Gold
Tuesday 6th May 2014 1:30am Gold
Sunday 28th September 2014 12:35am Gold
Saturday 7th March 2015 1:00am Gold
Saturday 22nd August 2015 12:50am Gold
Saturday 22nd August 2015 3:15am Gold
Saturday 7th November 2015 12:25am Gold
Saturday 7th November 2015 3:00am Gold
Wednesday 5th October 2016 1:00am Gold
Thursday 9th February 2017 12:10am Gold
Friday 17th February 2017 3:20am Gold
Thursday 2nd March 2017 1:00am Gold
Thursday 23rd March 2017 1:55am Gold

Cast & crew

Jo Brand Nurse Kim Wilde
Joanna Scanlan Sister Den Flixter
Vicki Pepperdine Doctor Pippa Moore
Ricky Grover Hilary Loftus
Guest cast
Joshua Mbaka (as Josh Mbaka) Josh (Student Doctor)
James Statham James (Student Doctor)
Nan Kerr Mrs Fyvie
Lindy Whiteford Beedy Fyvie
Peter Belgrave Actor
Dot Cosgrove Actor
Ninette Finch Actor
Richard Watts Actor
Kat Ahyow Actor
Jennifer Capon Actor
Pamela Craine Actor
Maureen Dabney Actor
Kulwant Dhaliwal Actor
Hazel Godfrey Actor
Jeanie Gold Actor
Writing team
Jo Brand Writer
Joanna Scanlan Writer
Vicki Pepperdine Writer
Production team
Peter Capaldi Director
Geoff Atkinson Producer
Simon Lupton Executive Producer
Sam Roberts Editor
Jim Holloway Production Designer
Richard Hawley Composer


The Unidentified Woman

Kim, Den and Pippa struggle through another normal day on ward B4. Kim has an unknown female to occupy her, which includes trying to establish if the woman is a Derrick.

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Featuring: Jo Brand (Nurse Kim Wilde), Vicki Pepperdine (Doctor Pippa Moore) & Joanna Scanlan (Sister Den Flixter).

Getting On Extra: Angels

Assembled by editors Sam Roberts and Jennie Wright as a wind-down exercise after yet another mammoth edit, here's a musical glimpse into the ward.

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