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 12

Mimi is surprised when her brother Bobbi turns up to announce he's soon to become her sister!

Further details

Micky steps in to help Mimi and Bobbi come to terms with their differences. But, Micky soon realises bringing the two closer together may have been a big mistake.

Jackson gets involved with a local political party with some extreme right wing ideals in order to expose them as fascists, but Avril's concerns become apparent when Jackson's actions put his family and Chesney in danger.

Meanwhile, Shane's new clamping business causes mayhem, and the wrath of Jamie, who falls victim to the scheme. Micky tries to keep the peace between his feuding brothers, but he's in an impossible situation.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 22nd February 2011
60 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    David Threlfall Frank 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
    Emmanuel Ighodaro Jackson Powell
    Guest cast
    Sam Hazeldine Mark
    Carl Rice Bobbi
    Writing team
    Kevin Erlis Script Editor
    Darren Fairhurst Writer
    Production team
    Paul Norton Walker Director
    Lawrence Till Producer
    George Faber Executive Producer
    Charles Pattinson Executive Producer
    Paul Abbott Executive Producer
    David Threlfall Executive Producer
    Russell Beeden Editor
    Duncan Howell Production Designer
    Murray Gold Composer
    Tim Phillips Composer

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