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 3 - New Year Special

When five-year-old Liam denounces religion at his RC Primary School and risks a home-visit by his teacher and therefore the social services, sister Debbie has to think fast.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 3rd January 2006
Channel 4
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    David Threlfall Frank Gallagher
    Gerard Kearns Ian Gallagher
    Elliott Tittensor Carl Gallagher
    Johnny Bennett Liam Gallagher
    Annabelle Apsion Monica Gallagher
    Rebecca Ryan Debbie Gallagher
    Jody Latham Philip 'Lip' Gallagher
    Rebecca Atkinson Karen Maguire
    Kelli Hollis Yvonne Karib
    Chris Bisson Kash Karib
    Dean Lennox Kelly Kev Ball
    Maxine Peake Veronica Ball
    Dystin Johnson Norma Starkey
    Alice Barry Lillian Tyler
    Maggie O'Neill Sheila Jackson
    Jack Deam Marty Fisher
    Marjorie Yates Carol Fisher
    Lindsey Dawson Jez
    Gillian Kearney Sue
    Guest cast
    James Foster News Vendor
    Pam Shaw Aunty Pat
    Rory McCann Father Critchon
    Natalie Gavin Anna
    Dean Andrews Geoff Mulligan
    John Peat Dicko
    Danny Cunningham PC Danny Lowe
    Fiona Allen Miss Murdoch
    Vicky Hall Serena
    Emma Kearney Reporter
    Kirsty Doyle Caring Woman
    Meriel Scholfield (as Meriel Schofield) Doctor
    Writing team
    Daniel Brocklehurst Writer
    Jim Poyser Script Editor
    Production team
    Catherine Morshead Director
    John Griffin Producer
    George Faber Executive Producer
    Charles Pattinson Executive Producer
    Paul Abbott Executive Producer
    Matt Jones Executive Producer
    Mark Thornton Editor
    Jim Glen Production Designer
    Murray Gold Composer
    Tim Phillips Composer

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