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 8, Episode 11

Kelly is outraged to discover Lillian has formally adopted Bonnie and handed her over the business.

Further details

Home carer Jenny, Patty and Libby. Copyright: Company Pictures.

With Bonnie as the new boss it isn't long before she shows her true colours with a new regime that forces Lillian into prostitution.

Elsewhere, Libby's new job leaves little time to look after Patty, so she hires a carer, Jenny. But Patty soon realises that Jenny isn't quite what she appears to be and takes matter into her own hands.

Meanwhile, Carl and Sita's relationship comes to an abrupt halt when Sita reveals she's leaving Chatsworth for an arranged marriage. And Avril and Jackson take action when Letitia's crush on Carl gets out of hand.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 15th February 2011
60 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
David Threlfall Frank 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
Pauline McLynn Libby Croker
Qasim Akhtar Chesney Karib
Valerie Lilley Patty Croker
Karen Bryson Avril Powell
Kira Martin Letitia Powell
Emmanuel Ighodaro Jackson Powell
Aysha Kala Sita Desai
Robbie Conway Aiden Croker
Guest cast
Rosamund Hanson Bonnie Tyler
Lee Toomes Gideon
Rosie Cavaliero Jenny Taylor
Holly Wensley Young Jenny
Writing team
Ian Kershaw Writer
Kevin Erlis Script Editor
Production team
Lawrence Till Director
Lawrence Till Producer
George Faber Executive Producer
Charles Pattinson Executive Producer
Paul Abbott Executive Producer
David Threlfall Executive Producer

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