Shameless. Frank Gallagher (David Threlfall). Copyright: Company Pictures


  • TV comedy drama
  • Channel 4 / E4
  • 2004 - 2013
  • 139 episodes (11 series)

Comedy drama set in a fictional housing estate in Manchester which follows the dysfunctional Gallagher family and their neighbours. Stars David Threlfall, Gerard Kearns, Elliott Tittensor, Luke Tittensor, Joseph Furnace and more.

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Series 10, Episode 3

Marty befriends a Brazilian housemaid and determines to rescue her from her life of servitude.

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Kelly insists it's none of their business, but that doesn't deter Marty, who liberates her with a stack of cash he was supposed to be banking for Lillian, causing all sorts of undignified consequences.

Dom springs an uninvited guest on Gloria: their birth mother Hazel. There's no love lost between the two, but is it time for Gloria to extend the hand of friendship?

Sick of being walked all over, Billy confides in Karen, who reckons the answer to his problems is a self-help tape...

Broadcast details

Wednesday 19th September 2012
Channel 4
60 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 21st September 2012 10:00pm 4seven
Sunday 23rd September 2012 1:05am 4seven
Tuesday 25th September 2012 12:15am C4

Cast & crew

David Threlfall Frank Gallagher
Tina Malone Mimi Maguire
Rebecca Atkinson Karen Maguire
Nicky Evans Shane Maguire
Aaron McCusker Jamie Maguire
Sally Carman Kelly
Alice Barry Lillian Tyler
Jack Deam Marty Fisher
Qasim Akhtar Chesney Karib
Karen Bryson Avril Powell
Emmanuel Ighodaro Jackson Powell
Angeline Ball Gloria Meak
Stephen Lord Dominic Meak
Kari Corbett Ruby Hepburn
Michael Taylor Billy Tutton
Guest cast
Emma Edmondson Cheryl
Natalia Tena Aparecida
Clare Higgins Hazel
Writing team
Ben Newman Script Editor
Mark Brotherhood Writer
Production team
Gordon Anderson Director
Jean Holdsworth Series Producer
Ed McCardie Producer
George Faber Executive Producer
Charles Pattinson Executive Producer
Paul Abbott Executive Producer
David Threlfall Executive Producer
Jonathan Leather Line Producer
Jim Hampton Editor
Duncan Howell Production Designer
David Shaw Casting Director
Jo Slater Costume Designer
Emma Cowen Make-up Designer
Murray Gold Composer
Tim Phillips Composer
Andy McDonnell Director of Photography
Andi Coldwell 1st Assistant Director

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