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 7, Episode 16

Births, breakdowns and ballroom dancing, librarian love and legless lust, masochism, murder and sham marriage, it's been a frenetic year on the Chatsworth estate... but it's not quite over yet.

Further details

Shameless. Frank Gallagher (David Threlfall). Copyright: Company Pictures.

Karen and Joe are holed-up in the shop whilst the spectre of Jamie's revenge looms over them. Joe plots a future away from Chatsworth but Jamie has Connor in hiding and a shell-shocked Karen is going nowhere without her son. Joe uses his dubious contacts and when opportunity knocks he grabs his chance, snatching Connor and dragging his new family away to freedom; little does he know he's carrying unwelcome baggage.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 4th May 2010
60 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    David Threlfall Frank Gallagher
    Gerard Kearns Ian Gallagher
    Elliott Tittensor Carl Gallagher
    Tina Malone Mimi Maguire
    Rebecca Atkinson Karen Maguire
    Nicky Evans Shane Maguire
    Ciaran Griffiths Mickey Maguire
    Aaron McCusker Jamie Maguire
    Sally Carman Kelly-Marie Ball
    Alice Barry Lillian Tyler
    Joanna Higson Maxine Donnelly
    Ben Batt Joe Pritchard
    Pauline McLynn Libby Croker
    Qasim Akhtar Chesney Karib
    Valerie Lilley Patty Croker
    Philip Hill-Pearson Bruce Donnelly
    Guest cast
    Ian Mercer Roscoe
    Tom Austen Anto
    Huw Rhys Rhyddian
    Writing team
    Tom Higgins Writer
    Kevin Erlis Script Editor
    Production team
    Metin Hüseyin Director
    Lawrence Till Producer
    George Faber Executive Producer
    Charles Pattinson Executive Producer
    Paul Abbott Executive Producer
    David Threlfall Executive Producer
    Tim Porter Editor
    Duncan Howell Production Designer
    Murray Gold Composer
    Tim Phillips Composer

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