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.

Episode menu

Series 3, Episode 3

After being knocked to the ground during a purse robbery at the shop, a heavily pregnant Mandy Maguire gives birth to Lip's daughter. But the Maguires won't let him anywhere near them.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 17th January 2006
Channel 4
60 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 9th April 2012 10:00pm Dave
Tuesday 10th April 2012 1:10am Dave
Friday 22nd June 2012 12:20am Dave
Saturday 23rd June 2012 12:20am Dave
Monday 11th February 2013 2:00am Dave

Cast & crew

David Threlfall Frank Gallagher
Gerard Kearns Ian Gallagher
Elliott Tittensor Carl Gallagher
Rebecca Ryan Debbie Gallagher
Jody Latham Philip 'Lip' Gallagher
Sean Gilder Paddy Maguire
Tina Malone Mimi Maguire
Rebecca Atkinson Karen Maguire
Samantha Siddall Mandy Maguire
Kelli Hollis Yvonne Karib
Warren Donnelly PC Stan Waterman
Dean Lennox Kelly Kev Ball
Maxine Peake Veronica Ball
Maggie O'Neill Sheila Jackson
Jack Deam Marty Fisher
Marjorie Yates Carol Fisher
Anthony Flanagan Tony
Lindsey Dawson Jez
Gillian Kearney Sue
Guest cast
Samantha Robinson Anna
Katie Wimpenny Janie Rattigan
Martin Reeve Janie's Dad
Steve Bell Donny Maguire
Kevin Sutton Husband
Archie Kelly Waggy
Bernard Wrigley Russell
Harley Bartles Robber
Liam Boyle Mick
Writing team
Jim Poyser Script Editor
Jim Poyser Writer
Bob Mills Writer
Production team
Jim O'Hanlon 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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