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 6

Carl's 21st birthday is on the horizon and in an attempt to raise funds he sets up his own valet service.

Further details

Shameless. Image shows from L to R: Kermit (Paul Kaye), Carl Gallagher (Elliott Tittensor). Copyright: Company Pictures.

Impressed with Carl's work, Jamie offers him a job with the Maguires. Carl loves his status as a Maguire employee especially as he's able to attract Sita's attention.

Meanwhile, Kelly is furious when she discovers Shane has been filtering money from their joint account to the family business and determines to get the money back.

Avril and Mimi are becomingly neighbourly exchanging dinner invites, but Jackson manages to irritate everyone. And strapped for cash, Chesney reluctantly goes along with Mickey's idea to set up a gay hotline.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 18th January 2011
Channel 4
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
    Pauline McLynn Libby Croker
    Qasim Akhtar Chesney Karib
    Valerie Lilley Patty Croker
    Karen Bryson Avril Powell
    Kira Martin Letitia Powell
    Emmanuel Ighodaro Jackson Powell
    Aysha Kala Sita Desai
    Robbie Conway Aiden Croker
    Guest cast
    Paul Kaye Kermit
    Writing team
    Saskia Abbott Script Editor
    Darren Fairhurst Writer
    Production team
    Metin Hüseyin 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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