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 2 - Stiff

Linda and Tom are shocked and confused when they return home after a day's shopping to find Beryl laid in state in their living room. They weren't even aware she'd died!


Some sources suggest that this episode was in fact broadcast as the first in the series, on 14th January.

Broadcast details

Friday 21st January 2000
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 23rd July 2012 10:35pm Gold
Tuesday 24th July 2012 1:10am Gold
Wednesday 5th December 2012 12:05am Gold
Wednesday 5th December 2012 2:30am Gold
Saturday 16th March 2013 10:25pm Gold
Sunday 17th March 2013 1:00am Gold
Wednesday 29th May 2013 10:20pm Gold
Thursday 30th May 2013 1:30am Gold
Wednesday 15th January 2014 9:55pm Gold
Thursday 3rd July 2014 10:20pm Gold
Friday 4th July 2014 1:30am Gold
Thursday 23rd October 2014 11:20pm Gold
Friday 24th October 2014 2:45am Gold
Friday 27th February 2015 9:40pm Gold
Tuesday 28th July 2015 9:40pm Gold
Saturday 19th March 2016 10:20pm Gold
Monday 4th April 2016 11:30pm Gold
Tuesday 5th April 2016 2:00am Gold
Wednesday 1st June 2016 12:20am Gold
Wednesday 1st June 2016 3:30am Gold
Monday 12th September 2016 10:40pm Gold
Tuesday 13th September 2016 2:30am Gold
Monday 3rd October 2016 10:30pm Gold
Tuesday 4th October 2016 1:40am Gold
Tuesday 31st January 2017 12:20am Gold
Monday 3rd April 2017 10:20pm Gold
Tuesday 27th March 2018 11:40pm Gold
Wednesday 28th March 2018 1:55am Gold
Wednesday 19th September 2018 11:40pm Gold
Thursday 20th September 2018 2:55am Gold
Saturday 19th January 2019 3:30am Gold
Monday 4th February 2019 3:30am Gold
Thursday 14th February 2019 3:25am Gold
Friday 11th June 2021 10:00pm Gold
Saturday 12th June 2021 1:20am Gold
Wednesday 15th June 2022 9:35pm Gold
Thursday 16th June 2022 1:20am Gold
Saturday 17th June 2023 12:55am Gold
Friday 12th January 2024 2:05am Gold

Cast & crew

Kathy Burke Linda
James Dreyfus Tom
Rosalind Knight Beryl
Beth Goddard Suze
Brian Bovell Jez
Guest cast
Mark Benton Bob Hobbs (Undertaker)
Christopher Simon Pedro
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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