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 3, Episode 1 - Down And Out In Kentish Town

Tom's outraged when Linda reveals that she has turned their garden into a campsite. The residents are hardly normal holidaymakers, however - specifically the hardest screw from Linda's old Borstal, Miss Twitch, and her peculiar young male companion, the bearded, bedraggled Si.


This episode is also known as Down And Out.

Broadcast details

Friday 2nd November 2001
30 minutes


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Monday 13th August 2012 10:35pm Gold
Tuesday 14th August 2012 1:15am Gold
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Friday 14th December 2012 12:20am Gold
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Tuesday 1st October 2013 2:00am Gold
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Friday 27th December 2013 1:30am Gold
Thursday 16th January 2014 11:15pm Gold
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Sunday 14th June 2015 9:00pm Gold
Tuesday 18th August 2015 9:00pm Gold
Wednesday 18th November 2015 11:20pm Gold
Thursday 19th November 2015 2:30am Gold
Monday 26th September 2016 10:00pm Gold
Tuesday 27th September 2016 1:55am Gold
Monday 17th October 2016 10:20pm Gold
Monday 6th March 2017 10:20pm Gold
Monday 24th April 2017 11:35pm Gold
Tuesday 6th June 2017 12:10am Gold
Friday 18th June 2021 10:00pm Gold
Saturday 19th June 2021 1:20am Gold
Wednesday 22nd June 2022 9:20pm Gold
Thursday 23rd June 2022 12:55am Gold
Friday 23rd June 2023 11:35pm Gold
Saturday 24th June 2023 2:45am Gold
Friday 19th January 2024 12:00am Gold
Friday 19th January 2024 3:00am Gold

Cast & crew

Kathy Burke Linda
James Dreyfus Tom
Rosalind Knight Beryl
Beth Goddard Suze
Brian Bovell Jez
Guest cast
Ann Mitchell Miss Twitch
Simon Shepherd Self
Writing team
Jonathan Harvey Writer
Kathy Burke Script Editor
Production team
Tristram Shapeero Director
Matthew Francis Producer
Jon Plowman Executive Producer
Mark Chapman Executive Producer
Sue Vertue Executive Producer
Mykola Pawluk Editor
James Dillon Production Designer
Philip Pope Composer

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