Pulling. Donna (Sharon Horgan). Copyright: Silver River.


BBC Three sitcom about three single female flatmates. 13 episodes (2 series), 2006 - 2009. Stars Sharon Horgan, Tanya Franks, Rebekah Staton, Cavan Clerkin and others.

Series 1, Episode 6

Louise's mum, Eileen, turns up and announces that she's moving in, after having been dumped by her toyboy. Karen is far from happy with this. Donna is trying to make an impression on Sam's friends but does so by insulting them. Louise and Karen go out with Eileen who makes a show of herself by doing lesbian dancing with her daughter to attract men. Sam gives Donna an ultimatum - it's Karl or him.

Broadcast details

Thursday 21st December 2006
BBC Three
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Sharon Horgan Donna
Tanya Franks Karen
Rebekah Staton Louise
Cavan Clerkin Karl
David Armand Richard
Guest cast
Tom Ellis Sam
Karen Henthorn Eileen
Josef Altin Skimp
Jalaal Hartley Attendant
Alice Lowe Alice
Jonathan Coyne Paolo
Francis Magee Eileen's Boy
Writing team
Sharon Horgan Writer
Dennis Kelly Writer
Production team
Tristram Shapeero Director
Phil Bowker Producer
Daisy Goodwin Executive Producer

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