Gimme Gimme Gimme. Image shows from L to R: Linda (Kathy Burke), Tom (James Dreyfus). Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions
Gimme Gimme Gimme

Gimme Gimme Gimme

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One / BBC Two
  • 1999 - 2001
  • 19 episodes (3 series)

Repulsive, overweight, loudmouth cretin Linda La Hughes shares a flat with Tom Farrell, an extremely camp gay man: both are obsessed with men. Stars Kathy Burke, James Dreyfus, Rosalind Knight, Beth Goddard and Brian Bovell

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 2 - The Big Break

Tom believes he's finally got a chance at the big time when his agent calls with news of an audition for Crimewatch UK. Can he identify his violent inner Cockney in time? Meanwhile, Linda's chasing the mystery author of a love note...

Broadcast details

Friday 15th January 1999
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 2nd July 2012 11:00pm Gold
Tuesday 3rd July 2012 1:30am Gold
Thursday 29th November 2012 11:00pm Gold
Friday 30th November 2012 2:00am Gold
Friday 11th January 2013 10:20pm Gold
Saturday 12th January 2013 1:30am Gold
Wednesday 8th May 2013 10:20pm Gold
Thursday 9th May 2013 1:30am Gold
Monday 16th September 2013 11:05pm Gold
Tuesday 17th September 2013 1:05am Gold
Monday 13th January 2014 11:15pm Gold
Wednesday 9th April 2014 11:25pm Gold
Thursday 10th April 2014 1:25am Gold
Wednesday 25th June 2014 10:20pm Gold
Thursday 26th June 2014 1:30am Gold
Thursday 11th September 2014 11:20pm Gold
Friday 12th September 2014 2:45am Gold
Friday 13th February 2015 9:40pm Gold
Tuesday 14th April 2015 10:40pm Gold
Wednesday 15th April 2015 1:05am Gold
Tuesday 7th July 2015 9:40pm Gold
Tuesday 22nd September 2015 11:20pm Gold
Wednesday 23rd September 2015 2:35am Gold
Saturday 16th January 2016 9:00pm Gold
Monday 22nd August 2016 9:40pm Gold
Tuesday 23rd August 2016 12:50am Gold
Monday 7th November 2016 10:05pm Gold
Monday 9th January 2017 11:20pm Gold
Tuesday 10th January 2017 3:20am Gold
Tuesday 16th January 2018 11:00pm Gold
Wednesday 17th January 2018 2:00am Gold
Tuesday 6th March 2018 11:35pm Gold
Wednesday 7th March 2018 1:45am Gold
Tuesday 4th September 2018 11:40pm Gold
Wednesday 5th September 2018 2:25am Gold
Tuesday 15th January 2019 12:55am Gold
Wednesday 16th January 2019 12:15am Gold
Wednesday 6th February 2019 1:00am Gold
Wednesday 6th March 2019 1:10am Gold
Wednesday 2nd June 2021 10:00pm Gold
Thursday 3rd June 2021 1:20am Gold
Tuesday 7th June 2022 10:20pm Gold
Wednesday 8th June 2022 1:55am Gold
Saturday 10th June 2023 12:30am Gold
Saturday 10th June 2023 3:00am Gold
Thursday 4th January 2024 1:00am Gold

Cast & crew

Kathy Burke Linda
James Dreyfus Tom
Rosalind Knight Beryl
Beth Goddard Suze
Brian Bovell Jez
Guest cast
Darren Tighe Trevor (Linda's Colleague)
Hazel Douglas Lady at Bus Stop
Ben Mansworth Football Fan
Doña Croll Norma (Tom's Agent) (Voice)
Simon Shepherd Self
Writing team
Jonathan Harvey Writer
Kathy Burke Script Editor
Production team
Liddy Oldroyd Director
Sue Vertue Producer
Jon Plowman Executive Producer
Mark Chapman Executive Producer
Peter Bennett-Jones Executive Producer
Mykola Pawluk Editor
James Dillon Production Designer
Philip Pope Composer

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