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Shameless

Channel 4 and E4 comedy drama. 139 episodes (11 series), 2004 - 2013. Stars David Threlfall, Gerard Kearns, Elliott Tittensor, Luke Tittensor, Joseph Furnace, Johnny Bennett, Annabelle Apsion and others.

Series 1, Episode 1

Having her handbag stolen proves to be a blessing in disguise for Fiona when handsome stranger Steve comes to her rescue.

Full synopsis

Having her handbag stolen proves to be a blessing in disguise for Fiona when handsome stranger Steve comes to her rescue.

Lip is shocked to discover Ian could be gay and decides his brother should pay a 'visit' to the ever-accommodating Karen Jackson. But the sudden arrival of her furious father ensures Ian's already slim chances of happiness with Karen take a severe blow.

Meanwhile, Steve buys Fiona a romantic gift, but for some reason she is less than impressed with her brand new washing machine...

Broadcast details

Date
Tuesday 13th January 2004
Time
10pm
Channel
Channel 4
Length
60 minutes

Repeats

  1. Monday 11th July 2011 at 10:00pm on Dave
  2. Friday 25th November 2011 at 10:20pm on Dave

Cast & crew

Regular cast
David Threlfall Frank Gallagher
Gerard Kearns Ian Gallagher
Elliott Tittensor Carl Gallagher
Luke Tittensor Carl Gallagher
Joseph Furnace Liam Gallagher
Rebecca Ryan Debbie Gallagher
Jody Latham Philip 'Lip' Gallagher
Anne-Marie Duff Fiona Gallagher
Rebecca Atkinson Karen Maguire
Kelli Hollis Yvonne Karib
Chris Bisson Kash Karib
Dean Lennox Kelly Kev Ball
Maxine Peake Veronica Ball
James McAvoy Steve McBride
Maggie O'Neill Sheila Jackson
Anthony Flanagan Tony
Guest cast
Steve Pemberton Eddie
Danny Martelli Bouncer
Writing team
Paul Abbott Writer
John Griffin Script Editor
Kate Evans Script Editor
Production team
Mark Mylod Director
Emma Burge Producer
George Faber Executive Producer
Charles Pattinson Executive Producer
Paul Abbott Executive Producer
Matt Jones Executive Producer
Beverley Mills Editor
Adrian Smith Production Designer
Murray Gold Composer

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