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 21

Mimi sets Billy a profitable challenge to test his manhood.

Further details

Mimi might wear the trousers in the family, but it's time Billy pulled his weight, so Mimi sets a profitable challenge to test his manhood. Micky channels his' inner drama queen' at the community service with a difference.

Ray's skill with numbers does not go unnoticed by Micky, and a trip to the casino seems on the cards. But Ray's only got one thing on his mind, and it's not the jackpot!

The community service cast are unhappy with their leader, Michelle and the play. So when Michelle has a timely accident and the centre is shut, Micky takes the lead choosing a festive play and a new Chatsworth location.

Kelly receives some shocking new during rehearsal, but will everything be alright on the night?

Broadcast details

Tuesday 11th October 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
Qasim Akhtar Chesney Karib
Valerie Lilley Patty Croker
Karen Bryson Avril Powell
Kira Martin Letitia Powell
Emmanuel Ighodaro Jackson Powell
Michael Taylor Billy Tutton
Guest cast
Erin Shanagher Michelle
Samuel Holland Ray
Genevieve Barr Lise
Martin Oldfield Council Man
James Munton Terry
Jane Cook Self
Derek Flesher Self
Joanne Kempley Self
Emma Langford Self
Toby Meredith Self
Lauren Pearcey Self
Joe Sproulle Self
Writing team
Ian Kershaw Writer
Saskia Abbott Script Editor
Lee Warburton 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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