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 8

Struggling to work for the family and care for baby Cilla, Micky comes up with a new way of making money: a fake website capturing credit card details of unsavoury users of other illegal websites.

Further details

Shameless. Image shows from L to R: Trevor (Roger Sloman), Patty Croker (Valerie Lilley). Copyright: Company Pictures.

In a very Shameless take on the Robin Hood notion of robbing the rich to give to the poor, Micky and Aidan take from the really bad guys and give to those much more deserving - themselves! But it's not long before the police are alerted, and the family face ruin.

Meanwhile, a morbid romance is in the air for Patty, who meets Trevor through her job on the local suicide helpline. And Libby is worried that Frank no longer wants to marry her, while Sita is sexually harassed by a schoolboy.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 25th January 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
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
Roger Sloman Trevor
Writing team
Kevin Erlis Script Editor
Phil Charles Writer
Production team
Paul Norton Walker Director
Lawrence Till Producer
George Faber Executive Producer
Charles Pattinson Executive Producer
Paul Abbott Executive Producer
David Threlfall Executive Producer

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