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

Shameless

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 1, Episode 1 is repeated on Tuesday at 10pm.

Series 8, Episode 15

Avril's busy keeping secrets from her family: no job and no money, but always with a gift to hand - something doesn't add up! It's only a matter of time before someone discovers the truth.

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Shameless. Copyright: Company Pictures.

Avril's busy keeping secrets from her family: no job and no money, but always with a gift to hand - something doesn't add up! It's only a matter of time before someone discovers the truth.

Mimi has designs on fit jogger Neil. He's unsure of her advances as he only wants sex. Mimi is keen to spice up her sex life, but Karen raises concerns about Neil's calorific role-play.

When 12 year-old Bean tries to shop lift Chesney, he phones her dad, Gorky who is Chesney's home delivery driver, but Chesney soon becomes concerned for Bean's welfare and decides to try and rescue her.

And the law finally catches up with Avril, a bailiff arrives and she breaks down confessing the truth. Jackson is gobsmacked. Will he and Letitia promise to support her and help pay back all the money she owes?

Broadcast details

Date
Tuesday 30th August 2011
Time
11:05pm
Channel
E4
Length
65 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
Qasim Akhtar Chesney Karib
Karen Bryson Avril Powell
Kira Martin Letitia Powell
Emmanuel Ighodaro Jackson Powell
Guest cast
Donna Dowd Postwoman
Kerrie Hayes Bex
James Weaver Gorky
David MacCreedy Neil
Jenny Holmes Bean
Writing team
Ian Kershaw Writer
Saskia Abbott Script Editor
Lee Warburton Script Editor
Production team
Michael Keillor Director
Lawrence Till Producer
George Faber Executive Producer
Charles Pattinson Executive Producer
Paul Abbott Executive Producer
David Threlfall Executive Producer
Calum Ross Editor
Duncan Howell Production Designer
Murray Gold Composer
Tim Phillips Composer
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