British Comedy Guide

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


Channel 4 and E4 comedy drama about a dysfunctional family. 139 episodes (11 series), 2004 - 2013. Stars David Threlfall, Gerard Kearns, Elliott Tittensor, Luke Tittensor and others.

Series 2, Episode 1

Frank's dad Neville turns up at Sheila's to see his new grandchildren, the latest additions to the Gallagher clan.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 4th January 2005
Channel 4
60 minutes


  1. Tuesday 19th July 2011 at 10:00pm on Dave
  2. Wednesday 20th July 2011 at 1:35am on Dave
  3. Tuesday 24th January 2012 at 10:00pm on Dave

Cast & crew

Regular cast
David Threlfall Frank Gallagher
Gerard Kearns Ian Gallagher
Elliott 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
Warren Donnelly PC Stan Waterman
Dean Lennox Kelly Kev Ball
Maxine Peake Veronica Ball
Alice Barry Lillian Tyler
James McAvoy Steve McBride
Maggie O'Neill Sheila Jackson
Jack Deam Marty Fisher
Marjorie Yates Carol Fisher
Anthony Flanagan Tony
Lindsey Dawson Jez
Guest cast
Steve Hillman Conrad
John Woodvine Neville
Miriam Ali Counsellor
Ted Holden Waiter
Writing team
Paul Abbott Writer
John Griffin Script Editor
Production team
David Evans Director
Matt Jones Producer
George Faber Executive Producer
Charles Pattinson Executive Producer
Paul Abbott Executive Producer
Fiona Colbeck Editor
Jim Glen Production Designer
Murray Gold Composer

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