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 4 - Do They Take Sugar?

Tom is equally horrified and ecstatic to discover that his favourite soap actress and gay icon, Sugar Walls, is in fact Linda's sister. When she arrives at the flat unexpectedly, the pair's lives appear to be changing for the good.


Elaine Lordan was credited as Elaine Morgan in this episode.

Broadcast details

Friday 29th January 1999
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 9th July 2012 11:05pm Gold
Tuesday 10th July 2012 1:40am Gold
Saturday 1st December 2012 10:55pm Gold
Sunday 2nd December 2012 2:00am Gold
Wednesday 23rd January 2013 10:20pm Gold
Thursday 24th January 2013 2:00am Gold
Wednesday 15th May 2013 10:20pm Gold
Thursday 16th May 2013 1:30am Gold
Monday 13th January 2014 1:00am Gold
Tuesday 14th January 2014 9:55pm Gold
Saturday 28th June 2014 1:30am Gold
Saturday 28th June 2014 10:20pm Gold
Thursday 25th September 2014 11:20pm Gold
Friday 20th February 2015 9:00pm Gold
Tuesday 28th April 2015 10:40pm Gold
Wednesday 29th April 2015 1:40am Gold
Tuesday 14th July 2015 9:40pm Gold
Tuesday 6th October 2015 11:20pm Gold
Wednesday 7th October 2015 2:25am Gold
Saturday 20th February 2016 9:00pm Gold
Monday 23rd May 2016 11:10pm Gold
Tuesday 24th May 2016 2:55am Gold
Monday 5th September 2016 10:00pm Gold
Tuesday 6th September 2016 1:55am Gold
Monday 16th January 2017 11:40pm Gold
Tuesday 17th January 2017 2:20am Gold
Tuesday 30th January 2018 11:00pm Gold
Wednesday 31st January 2018 1:55am Gold
Tuesday 13th March 2018 11:40pm Gold
Wednesday 14th March 2018 1:55am Gold
Tuesday 11th September 2018 11:40pm Gold
Wednesday 12th September 2018 2:25am Gold
Friday 18th January 2019 12:15am Gold
Thursday 7th February 2019 12:55am Gold
Monday 11th March 2019 11:00pm Gold
Friday 4th June 2021 10:00pm Gold
Saturday 5th June 2021 1:20am Gold
Thursday 9th June 2022 10:20pm Gold
Friday 10th June 2022 1:55am Gold
Sunday 11th June 2023 12:35am Gold
Saturday 6th January 2024 2:05am Gold

Cast & crew

Kathy Burke Linda
James Dreyfus Tom
Rosalind Knight Beryl
Beth Goddard Suze
Brian Bovell Jez
Guest cast
Elaine Lordan Sugar
Maria McErlane Maureen
Doña Croll Norma (Tom's Agent)
Graeme Sarjeant Bruno
Dale Winton 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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