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


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 2 - Ghost Town

It's moving day for Dot, and Jack's hopeful that Pauline might have forgiven him for the little debacle with the secret marriage.

Further details

Hebburn. Dot (Pat Dunn). Copyright: Channel X North / Baby Cow Productions.

Jack is hoping mum Pauline will forgive him for the whole 'not telling her about the wedding thing'. They are back in Hebburn to help Dot move out of her retirement village.

Jack's big news - a book deal and a big publishing advance - will help, surely? He can leave his job as a local paper journalist behind and calm his mum down in one fell swoop.

But Pauline is no pushover and Joe is getting it in the neck for their son's recklessness too. Jack has got a big gesture in mind that will smooth it all over. Meanwhile, Ramsey tries to woo Denise's heart with the power of booze.

Broadcast details

Thursday 25th October 2012
30 minutes


    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
    Sheila Dunkerley Doris (Retirement Home Resident)
    Katherine Ward Agatha (Retirement Home Resident)
    Eileen O'Kane Hilda (Retirement Home Resident)
    Catherine Campion Ada (Retirement Home Resident)
    Stella Martin Evelyn (Retirement Home Resident)
    Kathryn Hunt Siobhan (Swayze's Landlady)
    Writing team
    Jason Cook Writer
    Graham Duff Script Editor
    Production team
    Jim Holloway Production Designer
    Liana Del Giudice Editor
    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


    Dot's Lot

    Granny Dot shows off the family visitors to her friends in the old folks' home.

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

    Eee Denise!

    Ramsey's struck lucky with Denise, but she isn't over the moon about it...

    Featuring: Chris Ramsey (Jack Pearson), Sheila Dunkerley (Doris), Eileen O'Kane (Hilda), Kimberley Nixon (Sarah Pearson), Jim Moir (Joe Pearson), Gina McKee (Pauline Pearson), Lisa McGrillis (Vicki), Pat Dunn (Dot), Jason Cook (Ramsey), Victoria Elliott (Denise).


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