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 2

Frank is still AWOL and Libby is distraught that Monica is demanding custody of Stella and Liam.

Further details

Shameless. Image shows from L to R: Monica Gallagher (Annabelle Apsion), Frank Gallagher (David Threlfall). Copyright: Company Pictures.

In another drug-fuelled dimension Frank has regenerated into Chatsworth's very own Time Lord as he battles to return home. Meanwhile, Mimi realises her mistake in promoting Shane to head the family business while she is in hospital. And Karen is keen to move forward as a family in the couples' counselling, but can Jamie forgive and forget?

Broadcast details

Date
Tuesday 11th January 2011
Time
10pm
Channel
Channel 4
Length
60 minutes

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    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    David Threlfall Frank Gallagher
    Elliott Tittensor Carl Gallagher
    Johnny Bennett Liam Gallagher
    Annabelle Apsion Monica 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
    Guest cast
    Simon Holland Roberts Huw
    Marvin Brown Mitch
    Elaine Mackenzie Ellis Jo
    Writing team
    Ian Kershaw Writer
    Kevin Erlis Script Editor
    Production team
    Dominic Leclerc Director
    Lawrence Till Producer
    George Faber Executive Producer
    Charles Pattinson Executive Producer
    Paul Abbott Executive Producer
    David Threlfall Executive Producer
    David Barrett Editor
    Duncan Howell Production Designer
    Murray Gold Composer
    Tim Phillips Composer
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