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

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