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 5

After weeks of suffering at the hands of his own mental incarceration Frank is almost fully intact of his marbles and is planning his escape from the psychiatric hospital.

Further details

Shameless. Image shows from L to R: Libby Croker (Pauline McLynn), Frank Gallagher (David Threlfall). Copyright: Company Pictures.

Libby meanwhile has had the dramatic news that Frank's divorce is about to be nullified and they could lose the family home in 24 hours. The solution is for Frank and Libby to get married and the clock is ticking.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 14th January 2011
Time
10pm
Channel
Channel 4
Length
60 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
David Threlfall Frank Gallagher
Elliott Tittensor Carl 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
Robbie Conway Aiden Croker
Guest cast
Amelia Bullmore Mildred Fletcher
Catherine Tyldesley (as Catherine Tydesley) Carly
Dennis Conlon Chief
Writing team
Ed McCardie Writer
Saskia Abbott 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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