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 3 - Secrets And Flies

A knock on the front door brings Linda the biggest shock in many years: her son. Following the death of his adoptive mother, the privileged, scarlet-haired Zippy is keen to discover and bond with his natural mother. Is she ready for a relationship with him though?

Broadcast details

Friday 16th November 2001
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 20th August 2012 11:05pm Gold
Tuesday 21st August 2012 1:40am Gold
Sunday 16th December 2012 12:00am Gold
Sunday 16th December 2012 2:20am Gold
Saturday 10th August 2013 11:10pm Gold
Sunday 11th August 2013 1:40am Gold
Thursday 3rd October 2013 11:40pm Gold
Friday 4th October 2013 1:40am Gold
Saturday 28th December 2013 11:00pm Gold
Sunday 29th December 2013 1:25am Gold
Thursday 16th January 2014 11:55pm Gold
Tuesday 28th October 2014 11:30pm Gold
Sunday 22nd March 2015 9:00pm Gold
Tuesday 25th August 2015 9:00pm Gold
Monday 23rd November 2015 11:40pm Gold
Tuesday 24th November 2015 3:00am Gold
Monday 25th April 2016 11:20pm Gold
Tuesday 26th April 2016 1:10am Gold
Monday 26th September 2016 11:20pm Gold
Monday 17th October 2016 11:40pm Gold
Monday 13th March 2017 10:45pm Gold
Monday 8th May 2017 11:35pm Gold
Tuesday 13th June 2017 12:15am Gold
Tuesday 22nd June 2021 10:00pm Gold
Wednesday 23rd June 2021 1:20am Gold
Friday 24th June 2022 9:20pm Gold
Saturday 25th June 2022 1:50am Gold
Monday 26th June 2023 3:25am Gold
Monday 22nd January 2024 2:45am Gold
Monday 22nd January 2024 11:40pm Gold

Cast & crew

Kathy Burke Linda
James Dreyfus Tom
Rosalind Knight Beryl
Beth Goddard Suze
Guest cast
Michele Austin Priest
Mark Monero Zippy
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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