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 2, Episode 3

Karen wakes up with a dead mouse and a live cat in her bedroom, and decides to keep the cat. Ian's mum dies and Donna is able to offer the most banal of platitudes that suddenly leads her to believe she is a natural counsellor. Karl bumps into Tanya in the supermarket and accepts an invitation to a little party at Tanya's house - which turns out to be an intimate double date.


The scene in this episode that showed Karen and Louise killing the cat attracted a large number of complaints. The BBC were forced to issue a response:

Broadcast details

Sunday 6th April 2008
BBC Three
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Sharon Horgan Donna
Tanya Franks Karen
Rebekah Staton Louise
Cavan Clerkin Karl
Juliet Cowan Tanya
David Armand Richard
Andrew Brooke Oleg
Paul Kaye Billy
Alex Macqueen Ian
Guest cast
James Cunningham Anthony
Jennifer Hennessy Vet
Writing team
Sharon Horgan Writer
Dennis Kelly Writer
Production team
Tristram Shapeero Director
Phil Bowker Producer
Daisy Goodwin Executive Producer


Horrid Cat

Donna isn't happy with the cat Karen has bought into the house.

Featuring: Sharon Horgan (Donna), Tanya Franks (Karen).


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