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 6, Episode 10

The Gallaghers receive a letter from Liam's school summoning both of his parents to see the head teacher.

Further details

The Gallaghers receive a letter from Liam's school summoning both his parents to the head teacher. With Monica gone, the family are forced to pull together and appear conventional - with Norma literally taking up Monica's role.

When they learn that Liam has earned a special scholarship, conflicts arise over who will be a responsible chaperone. To everyone's surprise Frank steps up. But could his actions jeopardise Liam's chances of a brighter future?

Patrick becomes increasingly agitated as Mimi takes control of his addiction. Sticking to him like glue she is determined to help him get off the smack.

Tension between Jamie and Karen reach breaking-point when Karen sacks Jamie. Jamie won't go quietly and demands his share of The Jockey in cash.

Meanwhile, Mickey gets caught with his hands somewhere they shouldn't be and Kelly recruits a skint Meena to do Shane's physio. Will Meena's work become too physical?

Broadcast details

Tuesday 24th March 2009
60 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
David Threlfall Frank Gallagher
Gerard Kearns Ian Gallagher
Elliott Tittensor Carl Gallagher
Johnny Bennett Liam Gallagher
Rebecca Ryan Debbie 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
Sally Carman Kelly
Dystin Johnson Norma Starkey
Alice Barry Lillian Tyler
Joanna Higson Maxine Donnelly
Ben Batt Joe Pritchard
Sarah Byrne Meena Karib
Louis Kissaun Danny
Guest cast
Gerrard Thompson Rodney
Jude Vause Head Teacher
Ian Hanmore Robert
Steve North Security Guard
Writing team
Kevin Erlis Script Editor
Paul Tomalin Script Editor
Tracy Brabin Writer
Production team
Paul Norton Walker Director
Lawrence Till Producer
Ed McCardie Producer
George Faber Executive Producer
Charles Pattinson Executive Producer
Paul Abbott Executive Producer
David Threlfall Executive Producer

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