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 8, Episode 16

Frank isn't much use in the parent department, staggering to the Jockey and leaving Carl to nurse pox-ridden Stella.

Further details

Shameless. Copyright: Company Pictures.

While cleaning the windows, Jackson spots Letitia kissing Dee Davies in her bedroom. Jackson goes berserk, attacking Dee in front of a social worker who's waiting to assess him and Avril as foster parents.

Frank isn't much use in the parent department, staggering to the Jockey and leaving Carl to nurse pox-ridden Stella. Pissed-up Frank leaves the pub and accidentally gets on a mini-bus, waking up in a synagogue. He's discovered by Isaac, who promises not to report him because Frank's been sent from God. Frank thanks Isaac for his advice and hospitality by stealing his candelabra and legging it.

When Jackson discovers Letitia is 'revising' at Dee's he goes mad. Through Dee's window, he sees old flame Alyah and draws a terrible conclusion: he must break up Letitia and Dee. Carl helps Jackson with his plan, but will it work?

Broadcast details

Date
Tuesday 6th September 2011
Time
11:05pm
Channel
E4
Length
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
Karen Bryson Avril Powell
Kira Martin Letitia Powell
Emmanuel Ighodaro Jackson Powell
Robbie Conway Aiden Croker
Guest cast
Lucien Laviscount Dee
Olwen May Mary Twill
Nicholas Woodeson Isaac
Stacey Roca Alyah
Writing team
Tom Higgins Writer
Saskia Abbott Script Editor
Lee Warburton Script Editor
Lee Warburton Writer
Production team
Sarah Punshon 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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