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 6 - Decoy

After a particularly successful audition for the part of Billy the bell-boy in Crossroads, Tom is on a high. Linda's cheered too, when Suze arrives in tears proclaiming that Jez is going to leave her. After a little ploy of Beryl's concoction, are the residents of No. 69 to go their separate ways?

Broadcast details

Friday 7th December 2001
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Tuesday 4th September 2012 11:00pm Gold
Wednesday 5th September 2012 2:05am Gold
Saturday 22nd December 2012 11:55pm Gold
Sunday 11th August 2013 11:35pm Gold
Monday 12th August 2013 1:55am Gold
Thursday 10th October 2013 11:00pm Gold
Friday 11th October 2013 1:25am Gold
Tuesday 31st December 2013 11:00pm Gold
Wednesday 1st January 2014 1:30am Gold
Friday 17th January 2014 11:50pm Gold
Friday 18th July 2014 10:20pm Gold
Saturday 19th July 2014 1:35am Gold
Tuesday 25th November 2014 11:20pm Gold
Wednesday 26th November 2014 3:00am Gold
Wednesday 25th November 2015 11:20pm Gold
Thursday 26th November 2015 2:25am Gold
Tuesday 3rd May 2016 2:10am Gold
Monday 16th May 2016 11:10pm Gold
Monday 24th October 2016 11:45pm Gold
Monday 20th March 2017 11:00pm Gold
Monday 26th June 2017 11:30pm Gold
Friday 25th June 2021 10:00pm Gold
Saturday 26th June 2021 1:20am Gold
Wednesday 29th June 2022 10:20pm Gold
Thursday 30th June 2022 2:05am Gold
Saturday 1st July 2023 1:30am Gold
Saturday 1st July 2023 11:35pm Gold
Thursday 25th January 2024 11:55pm Gold
Friday 26th January 2024 3:05am Gold

Cast & crew

Kathy Burke Linda
James Dreyfus Tom
Rosalind Knight Beryl
Beth Goddard Suze
Brian Bovell Jez
Guest cast
Debbie Chazen Art Teacher
Doña Croll Norma (Tom's Agent) (Voice)
Chris Langham Narrator
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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