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

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Series 2, Episode 1 - Teacher's Pet

Following a disastrous day promoting Tesco sushi, Tom resolves to begin acting classes - as a teacher. Meanwhile, Jez and Suze rope Linda into looking after a doll as they practice for parenthood; and who should turn up unannounced but Linda's sister, Sugar.

Notes

Some sources suggest that this episode was in fact broadcast as the second in the series, on 21st January.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 14th January 2000
Time
9pm
Channel
BBC Two
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 23rd July 2012 11:10pm Gold
Tuesday 24th July 2012 1:40am Gold
Tuesday 4th December 2012 12:10am Gold
Tuesday 4th December 2012 1:40am Gold
Saturday 9th March 2013 10:30pm Gold
Sunday 10th March 2013 12:55am Gold
Wednesday 29th May 2013 9:40pm Gold
Thursday 30th May 2013 1:00am Gold
Tuesday 14th January 2014 11:55pm Gold
Wednesday 2nd July 2014 1:00am Gold
Wednesday 2nd July 2014 10:20pm Gold
Thursday 16th October 2014 11:25pm Gold
Friday 17th October 2014 2:50am Gold
Friday 27th February 2015 9:00pm Gold
Tuesday 28th July 2015 9:00pm Gold
Tuesday 27th October 2015 11:20pm Gold
Wednesday 28th October 2015 2:20am Gold
Tuesday 3rd November 2015 11:20pm Gold
Wednesday 4th November 2015 2:30am Gold
Saturday 12th March 2016 9:00pm Gold
Tuesday 31st May 2016 11:40pm Gold
Wednesday 1st June 2016 2:55am Gold
Monday 12th September 2016 10:00pm Gold
Tuesday 13th September 2016 2:00am Gold
Monday 3rd October 2016 9:50pm Gold
Tuesday 4th October 2016 1:00am Gold
Monday 30th January 2017 11:40pm Gold
Tuesday 31st January 2017 2:35am Gold
Monday 27th March 2017 11:20pm Gold
Tuesday 27th March 2018 2:10am Gold
Tuesday 27th March 2018 11:00pm Gold
Tuesday 5th June 2018 1:00am Gold
Wednesday 6th June 2018 12:20am Gold
Tuesday 18th September 2018 11:40pm Gold
Wednesday 19th September 2018 2:55am Gold
Friday 18th January 2019 3:30am Gold
Saturday 2nd February 2019 3:30am Gold
Wednesday 13th February 2019 3:00am Gold
Thursday 14th February 2019 2:25am Gold
Thursday 10th June 2021 10:00pm Gold
Friday 11th June 2021 1:20am Gold
Tuesday 14th June 2022 9:35pm Gold
Wednesday 15th June 2022 1:30am Gold
Saturday 17th June 2023 12:15am Gold
Saturday 17th June 2023 2:50am Gold
Wednesday 10th January 2024 11:40pm Gold

Cast & crew

Cast
Kathy Burke Linda
James Dreyfus Tom
Beth Goddard Suze
Brian Bovell Jez
Guest cast
Elaine Lordan Sugar
Doña Croll Norma (Tom's Agent)
Doreene Blackstock Social Worker
Patsy Palmer 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
Mykola Pawluk Editor
James Dillon Production Designer
Philip Pope Composer

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