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 3 - Prison Visitor

After reading a newspaper feature about a lonely prisoner, Linda pens a love letter to the "gorgeous hunk". Tom's not convinced, and downright shocked when she gets a visiting order back - from notorious serial killer Freddie 'The Stick' Windrush!

Broadcast details

Friday 28th January 2000
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 6th December 2012 12:00am Gold
Thursday 6th December 2012 1:40am Gold
Saturday 23rd March 2013 10:25pm Gold
Sunday 24th March 2013 12:50am Gold
Wednesday 5th June 2013 9:40pm Gold
Thursday 6th June 2013 1:30am Gold
Monday 23rd September 2013 11:00pm Gold
Tuesday 24th September 2013 1:30am Gold
Wednesday 15th January 2014 10:35pm Gold
Friday 4th July 2014 10:20pm Gold
Saturday 5th July 2014 1:30am Gold
Thursday 30th October 2014 11:25pm Gold
Friday 31st October 2014 2:35am Gold
Friday 27th February 2015 10:20pm Gold
Tuesday 4th August 2015 9:40pm Gold
Tuesday 10th November 2015 10:40pm Gold
Wednesday 11th November 2015 1:50am Gold
Monday 11th April 2016 10:35pm Gold
Tuesday 12th April 2016 1:45am Gold
Monday 12th September 2016 11:20pm Gold
Monday 19th September 2016 10:00pm Gold
Monday 3rd October 2016 11:10pm Gold
Tuesday 4th October 2016 2:15am Gold
Monday 7th November 2016 11:25pm Gold
Monday 6th February 2017 10:40pm Gold
Monday 3rd April 2017 11:00pm Gold
Wednesday 4th April 2018 12:50am Gold
Tuesday 5th June 2018 3:25am Gold
Wednesday 6th June 2018 1:00am Gold
Thursday 20th September 2018 2:25am Gold
Thursday 20th September 2018 11:40pm Gold
Friday 15th February 2019 3:20am Gold
Saturday 23rd February 2019 3:25am Gold
Wednesday 27th March 2019 2:10am Gold
Monday 14th June 2021 10:00pm Gold
Tuesday 15th June 2021 1:20am Gold
Thursday 16th June 2022 9:35pm Gold
Friday 17th June 2022 1:15am Gold
Friday 17th June 2022 9:20pm Gold
Saturday 18th June 2022 12:30am Gold
Saturday 17th June 2023 11:40pm Gold
Sunday 18th June 2023 2:15am Gold
Saturday 13th January 2024 1:20am Gold

Cast & crew

Kathy Burke Linda
James Dreyfus Tom
Rosalind Knight Beryl
Guest cast
Phil Daniels Freddie Windrush
Suzanne Hitchmough Police Receptionist
Tony Van Silva Rapid Response Team
Nick Goody Rapid Response Team
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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