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 4, Episode 5

Debbie's enjoying having her dad back in the house, but when Monica gets jealous of the attention Debbie's getting, she tells her it's time she got a boyfriend.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 6th February 2007
Channel 4
60 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 14th May 2012 10:00pm Dave
Tuesday 15th May 2012 1:25am Dave
Thursday 14th March 2013 1:40am Dave

Cast & crew

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
Sean Gilder Paddy Maguire
Tina Malone Mimi Maguire
Rebecca Atkinson Karen Maguire
Nicky Evans Shane Maguire
Ciaran Griffiths Mickey Maguire
Aaron McCusker Jamie Maguire
Samantha Siddall Mandy Maguire
Kelli Hollis Yvonne Karib
Alice Barry Lillian Tyler
Marjorie Yates Carol Fisher
Lindsey Dawson Jez
Guest cast
Stephen Hoyle Marlon
Vincent Davies Mr Newman
Noma Dumezweni (as Norma Dumezweni) Mrs Newman
Reece Noi Luke
Michael Taylor Spider
Craig Fitzpatrick Spider's Mate
Dean McGonagle Suitor No 1
Sam Glen Suitor No 2
Jason Manford Security Guard
Writing team
Amanda Coe Writer
Michelle Frances Script Editor
Lawrence Till Script Editor
Jim O'Hanlon Writer
Production team
David Threlfall Director
John Griffin Producer
Johann Knobel Producer
George Faber Executive Producer
Charles Pattinson Executive Producer
Paul Abbott Executive Producer
Matt Jones Executive Producer
Belinda Cottrell Editor
David Bowes Production Designer
Murray Gold Composer
Tim Phillips Composer

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