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 5, Episode 7

A gas leak at the Gallaghers' brings sexy fireman Sean to Ian and Mandy's attention.

Further details

The two make a wager on who'll get to shag him. Ian wins, and gets more than he bargained for: a relationship. It's not long before Ian is introducing him to the family but just as everything's looking rosy, he discovers a secret about Sean's past that has explosive consequences.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 5th February 2008
60 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 20th July 2008 11:00pm E4

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
Rebecca Atkinson Karen Maguire
Nicky Evans Shane Maguire
Ciaran Griffiths Mickey Maguire
Aaron McCusker Jamie Maguire
Samantha Siddall Mandy Maguire
Warren Donnelly PC Stan Waterman
Dystin Johnson Norma Starkey
Alice Barry Lillian Tyler
Michael Legge Tom O'Leary
Guest cast
Matt Cross Sean
Phil Corbitt Head Fireman
Alex Slater Hayden Simpson
Angela Holmes Stacy-Ann
Michelle Holmes Theresa
Martin Walsh Dave
John Wilson Jeff
Writing team
Stephen Russell Writer
Charlie Hampton Script Editor
Production team
Fraser MacDonald Director
John Griffin Producer
Johann Knobel Producer
George Faber Executive Producer
Charles Pattinson Executive Producer
Paul Abbott Executive Producer
Colin Fair Editor
David Bowes Production Designer
Murray Gold Composer
Tim Phillips Composer

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