Hebburn. Image shows from L to R: Jack Pearson (Chris Ramsey), Sarah Pearson (Kimberley Nixon).

Hebburn

BBC Two sitcom about a young couple. 13 episodes (2 series), 2012 - 2013. Stars Chris Ramsey, Kimberley Nixon, Vic Reeves, Gina McKee and others.

Series 1, Episode 1 - Welcome To Hebburn, Pet

Summoned to a family meeting at his parents' home in Hebburn, Jack Pearson takes his girlfriend Sarah along to meet his parents. But they've got a not-too-small secret...

Further details

Hebburn. Image shows from L to R: Jack Pearson (Chris Ramsey), Sarah Pearson (Kimberley Nixon), Vicki (Lisa McGrillis). Copyright: Channel X North / Baby Cow Productions.

Jack Pearson is taking Sarah home to meet the family in Hebburn, but they think she is his new girlfriend, not his new wife that he just married in Vegas.

Mum Pauline goes overboard to make Sarah welcome, while sister Vicki winds them up about the thin walls in the house. Dad Joe has an important family announcement: he is retiring, his mother, Granny Dot, is moving in and he needs Jack's help.

The only way to cope is a visit to the local, Swayze's. Jack's old mates Ramsey and Gervaise are there, and Gervaise is hoping to win Vicki's heart with the power of song.

Jack's ex Denise also turns up to remind Sarah of the ghost of Geordie girlfriends past, and the party ends quite unexpectedly.

Broadcast details

Date
Thursday 18th October 2012
Time
10pm
Channel
BBC Two
Length
30 minutes

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    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Chris Ramsey Jack Pearson
    Kimberley Nixon Sarah Pearson
    Vic Reeves (as Jim Moir) Joe Pearson
    Gina McKee Pauline Pearson
    Lisa McGrillis Vicki
    Pat Dunn Dot
    Jason Cook Ramsey
    Steffen Peddie Big Keith
    Neil Grainger Gervaise
    Victoria Elliott Denise
    Curtis Appleby Hutchy
    Guest cast
    Kathryn Hunt Siobhan (Swayze's Landlady)
    Writing team
    Jason Cook Writer
    Graham Duff Script Editor
    Production team
    Christine Gernon (as Chris Gernon) Director
    Gill Isles Producer
    Matt Tiller Executive Producer
    Henry Normal Executive Producer
    Lindsay Hughes Executive Producer
    Alan Marke Executive Producer
    Kristian Smith Executive Producer
    Liana Del Giudice Editor
    Jim Holloway Production Designer

    Videos

    Thin Walls

    Sarah gets quizzed by Jack's family and ends up giving them too much information.

    Featuring: Chris Ramsey (Jack Pearson), Kimberley Nixon (Sarah Pearson), Jim Moir (Joe Pearson), Gina McKee (Pauline Pearson), Lisa McGrillis (Vicki), Pat Dunn (Dot).

    Show No Fear

    Jack introduces Sarah to the family in Hebburn as his girlfriend, but she's actually his new wife.

    Featuring: Chris Ramsey (Jack Pearson), Kimberley Nixon (Sarah Pearson), Gina McKee (Pauline Pearson), Lisa McGrillis (Vicki), Pat Dunn (Dot), Jason Cook (Ramsey).

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