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 2

While Den and Matron Hilary Loftus are flirting behind closed doors, an incident on the ward triggers the blame game. Meanwhile, Pippa receives good news about her faecal forum paper, and the arrival of consultant Peter Healy further lightens her mood.

Preview clips

Broadcast details

Tuesday 2nd November 2010
BBC Four
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 6th November 2010 11:15pm BBC4
Saturday 19th February 2011 11:25pm BBC4
Thursday 14th March 2013 11:00pm Gold
Wednesday 26th June 2013 1:00am Gold
Wednesday 28th August 2013 12:00am Gold
Wednesday 28th August 2013 1:40am Gold
Tuesday 3rd September 2013 11:40pm Gold
Wednesday 4th September 2013 2:30am Gold
Monday 24th March 2014 12:00am Gold
Monday 24th March 2014 1:50am Gold
Thursday 8th May 2014 1:00am Gold
Tuesday 27th May 2014 12:20am Gold
Sunday 5th October 2014 12:30am Gold
Saturday 14th March 2015 1:00am Gold
Tuesday 25th August 2015 12:55am Gold
Tuesday 25th August 2015 3:20am Gold
Saturday 7th November 2015 1:05am Gold
Saturday 7th November 2015 3:30am Gold
Wednesday 5th October 2016 1:40am Gold
Thursday 9th February 2017 12:50am Gold
Saturday 18th February 2017 3:30am Gold
Thursday 2nd March 2017 1:40am Gold
Thursday 23rd March 2017 2:25am 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)
Peter Capaldi Peter Healy (Doctor)
Helen Griffin Megan Hughes (Union Rep)
Nan Kerr Mrs Fyvie
Hazel Douglas Peggy Lowe (Patient)
Michael Gould Neville Lowe (Son)
Richard Watts Actor
Kat Ahyow Actor
Jennifer Capon Actor
Pamela Craine Actor
Kulwant Dhaliwal Actor
Hazel Godfrey Actor
Jeanie Gold Actor
Dee Banya Actor
Lucinda Love Actor
Jenny Mayers Actor
Matt Medland Actor
Penelope Read Actor
Writing team
Jo Brand Writer
Joanna Scanlan Writer
Vicki Pepperdine Writer
Production team
Peter Capaldi Director
Geoff Atkinson Producer
Simon Lupton Executive Producer
Jennie Wright Editor
Jim Holloway Production Designer
Richard Hawley Composer


Another day, Another Multi Discipline Team Meeting

Pippa chairs another Multi Discipline Team Meeting in the presence of Peter Healy, but finds not all the technology works as well as it should.

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Featuring: Vicki Pepperdine (Doctor Pippa Moore), Peter Capaldi (Peter Healy) & Helen Griffin (Megan Hughes).

Taking A Professional Approach To Your Work

Megan Hughes, union representative, takes a professional approach to her work, as Kim seeks solutions to her problems with her Return to Practice Modules.

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Featuring: Jo Brand (Nurse Kim Wilde) & Helen Griffin (Megan Hughes).

Getting On Extra: Crosswords

Kim hard at work with the crossword. Quite a few scenes don't make the final programmes. This was a casualty from Series 2, Episode 2.

View this clip on the BBC website

Featuring: Jo Brand (Nurse Kim Wilde) & Hazel Douglas (Peggy Lowe).

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