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


  • TV sitcom
  • BBC Two
  • 2012 - 2013
  • 13 episodes (2 series)

Sitcom about normal north east family the Pearsons, their impetuous and ambitious son, Jack, and his beautiful but secret Jewish wife, Sarah. Stars Chris Ramsey, Kimberley Nixon, Vic Reeves, Gina McKee, Lisa McGrillis and more.

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Series 2, Episode 2 - Easy Tiger

Sarah desperately wants Jack to sort their new home out, so he calls in Hebburn's best decorator: Big Keith. Meanwhile, Dot moving into the family home with all of her ornaments attracts a gentleman caller.

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Hebburn. Vicki (Lisa McGrillis). Copyright: Channel X North / Baby Cow Productions

Sarah and Jack may have moved out, but Dot's moving in with her ornaments and attracts the attention of a gentleman caller, Arthur.

Pauline's being bullied by the estate agent from hell at work and Sarah wants Jack to sort their new home out, so he turns to Hebburn's best decorator, Big Keith.

Jack finally gets a proper book deal, but it's for a piece of work he never intended for publication. Vicki is bettering herself at college, while Denise realises Ramsey's incompetence means she'll need to start sorting out her own baby's nursery immediately.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 19th November 2013
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 24th November 2013 10:30pm BBC2
Sunday 24th November 2013 11:00pm BBC2 Scot

Cast & crew

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
Guest cast
Alfie Joey Doctor
Graham Duff David (Hebburn Advertiser Colleague)
John Woodvine Arthur (Dot's Suitor)
James Baxter Ralph (Estate Agent)
Simon Greenall Bob Muirfield (Book Publisher)
Dale Meeks Stairlift Engineer
Writing team
Jason Cook Writer
Graham Duff Writer
Production team
Jonathan Gershfield Director
Gill Isles Producer
Matt Tiller Executive Producer
Henry Normal Executive Producer
Lindsay Hughes Executive Producer
Alan Marke Executive Producer
Daniel Gethic Editor
Jim Holloway Production Designer


Joe's goals

The doctor has set Joe some goals for his recovery. Dot gives him her unique advice.

Featuring: Jim Moir (Joe Pearson) & Pat Dunn (Dot).

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