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

Episode menu

Series 2, Episode 6

'Nurse of the Year' at King Edward's sees Den pushing the boat out, while Kim has unwisely banked on her annual assessment resulting in a pay rise.

Further details

Meanwhile, Pippa's future is under scrutiny for different reasons; Mrs Fyvie goes into decline with daughter Beedy keeping vigil at her bedside; and there's last-gasp news that the new wing may have been revived.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 30th November 2010
BBC Four
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 2nd December 2010 1:15am BBC4
Saturday 4th December 2010 11:30pm BBC4
Thursday 11th April 2013 11:00pm Gold
Friday 12th April 2013 1:35am Gold
Friday 28th June 2013 2:30am Gold
Saturday 31st August 2013 12:40am Gold
Saturday 31st August 2013 2:20am Gold
Tuesday 10th September 2013 12:00am Gold
Tuesday 10th September 2013 2:00am Gold
Sunday 15th December 2013 11:35pm Gold
Monday 16th December 2013 1:55am Gold
Monday 21st April 2014 12:00am Gold
Monday 21st April 2014 1:45am Gold
Sunday 2nd November 2014 12:35am Gold
Sunday 2nd November 2014 3:30am Gold
Saturday 11th April 2015 12:35am Gold
Saturday 11th April 2015 2:40am Gold
Saturday 29th August 2015 12:45am Gold
Saturday 29th August 2015 3:05am Gold
Wednesday 19th October 2016 1:35am Gold
Thursday 23rd February 2017 12:30am Gold
Thursday 16th March 2017 1:45am Gold
Thursday 4th May 2017 3:25am Gold
Friday 5th May 2017 2:55am Gold
Wednesday 14th June 2017 11:30pm 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)
Peter Capaldi Peter Healy (Doctor)
Nan Kerr Mrs Fyvie
Lindy Whiteford Beedy Fyvie
Tilly Ingle Zoe Butler
Peter Belgrave Actor
Richard Watts Actor
Pamela Craine Actor
Kulwant Dhaliwal Actor
Jeanie Gold Actor
Yasmin Chadury Actor
Marie Gawthorpe Actor
Rae Croft Actor
Sheila Dowling Actor
Mary Foulkes Actor
Iris Johnston Actor
Aidan Keating Actor
Bo Tsui 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
Jennie Wright 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


Getting On Extra: Sing Along

A spontaneous moment as the patients burst into song and perform for an audience of one.

View this clip on the BBC website

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