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 11, Episode 2

As a member of the PTA, Mimi demands respect. But when the teachers threaten to quit over the return of a notorious troublemaker and Mimi's quick to dole out advice, Headmaster Banbury couldn't care less.

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Further details

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

When Mimi hears that the school will be failed by School Inspector Edward Clayhill she decides to save the day with the help of the Chatsworthians.

Meanwhile, Frank discovers an unexpected perk of being janitor at the school: 24-hour access. Quick to take advantage, Frank invites the Gastric Bandits for an after-hours drug-fuelled romp.

Jamie tries to contact his half-brother Kassi, but after the punch-up in the Jockey, Kassi won't pick up the phone.

When Kassi fails to show for a drink, Jamie's forced to recognise that maybe having a new brother isn't going to work.

Dom and Gloria continue their affair, but how long can Gloria keep up the lie?

Broadcast details

Tuesday 5th March 2013
Channel 4
60 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 9th March 2013 2:45am 4seven
Tuesday 12th March 2013 12:10am C4
Sunday 14th July 2013 1:35am E4

Cast & crew

David Threlfall Frank Gallagher
Tina Malone Mimi Maguire
Rebecca Atkinson Karen Maguire
Nicky Evans Shane Maguire
Aaron McCusker Jamie Maguire
Alice Barry Lillian Tyler
Qasim Akhtar Chesney Karib
Karen Bryson Avril Powell
Robbie Conway Aiden Croker
Angeline Ball Gloria Meak
Stephen Lord Dominic Meak
Michael Taylor Billy Tutton
Sarah Totty Sherilee
Sue Vincent Derilee
Adelle Leonce Mary Mae
Rhys Cadman Tam Blanco
Guest cast
Jalaal Hartley Kassi Blanco
Clive Mantle Mr. Banbury
Andrew Sykes Teacher
Ryan Wilkinson Adam
Roma Christensen Little Girl
James Dreyfus Edward Clayhill
Writing team
Jack Lothian Writer
Production team
Dominic Leclerc Director
Jean Holdsworth Series Producer
Tim Whitby Producer
George Faber Executive Producer
Charles Pattinson Executive Producer
Paul Abbott Executive Producer
David Threlfall Executive Producer
Amanda Wasey Line Producer
Russell Beeden Editor
Duncan Howell Production Designer
David Shaw Casting Director
Murray Gold Composer
Tim Phillips Composer
Jo Slater Costume Designer
Andy McDonnell Director of Photography
Nadia El-Saffar Make-up Designer
Andi Coldwell 1st Assistant Director


Wind Beneath My Wings

A chat over tea and biscuits...

School Special

Frank has some after school activities planned.

A New Lesson

A confrontation in the school corridors.

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