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 5

Tonight, a graduate nurse drives a wedge between Den and Kim, and Hilary's elaborate new hand-washing protocols serve only to help muddy the water. Meanwhile, Pippa suffers the indignity of reapplying for her own job, but luckily Den and Kim find a way of cheering things up.

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Broadcast details

Tuesday 23rd November 2010
BBC Four
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 24th November 2010 2:30am BBC4
Saturday 27th November 2010 11:20pm BBC4
Thursday 4th April 2013 11:00pm Gold
Friday 5th April 2013 2:05am Gold
Thursday 27th June 2013 2:30am Gold
Friday 28th June 2013 1:30am Gold
Saturday 31st August 2013 12:00am Gold
Saturday 31st August 2013 1:50am Gold
Friday 6th September 2013 11:40pm Gold
Saturday 7th September 2013 2:30am Gold
Monday 14th April 2014 12:00am Gold
Monday 14th April 2014 1:45am Gold
Sunday 26th October 2014 12:35am Gold
Sunday 26th October 2014 1:45am Gold
Saturday 4th April 2015 12:35am Gold
Saturday 4th April 2015 2:40am Gold
Friday 28th August 2015 1:00am Gold
Wednesday 19th October 2016 12:55am Gold
Wednesday 22nd February 2017 11:55pm Gold
Thursday 16th March 2017 1:10am Gold
Friday 14th April 2017 3:30am Gold
Tuesday 9th May 2017 12:55am Gold
Thursday 8th June 2017 11:35pm Gold

Cast & crew

Jo Brand Nurse Kim Wilde
Joanna Scanlan Sister Den Flixter
Vicki Pepperdine Doctor Pippa Moore
Ricky Grover Hilary Loftus
Cush Jumbo Damaris Clarke
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
Richard Watts Actor
Kat Ahyow Actor
Pamela Craine Actor
Kulwant Dhaliwal Actor
Hazel Godfrey Actor
Jeanie Gold Actor
Lucinda Love Actor
Marie Gawthorpe Actor
Marina Michel Actor
Ralph Collis Actor
Aphrodite Demetriou Actor
Carol Panayi 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
Karen Hobbs Costume Designer
Julia Knight Costume Designer
Casper Leaver Director of Photography
Christine Cant Make-up Designer
Richard Hawley Composer
Charlie Leech 1st Assistant Director


Pippa Lays Down the Law

Den is in trouble with Doctor Moore.

Featuring: Vicki Pepperdine (Doctor Pippa Moore), Joanna Scanlan (Sister Den Flixter) & Lindy Whiteford (Beedy Fyvie).

Getting On Extra: Fingers

Den offloads a little of her world as we learn more about the elusive Fingers nightclub that features in the series.

View this clip on the BBC website

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