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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 9, Episode 5

A figure from Jamie's past shows up on the estate, looking to call in a favour. Brooksy, or more accurately D.S. Brooks, is currently suspended pending serious charges.

Further details

When Brooksy calls in the debt, Jamie doesn't know if he can go through with it and the safety of his family hangs in the balance.

Aidan avoids school, haunted by nightmares and the knowledge that he did nothing to stop Frasier attacking his school teacher, Lara. But when Frasier turns his attention to Letitia, Aidan feels compelled to act.

Micky faces a life-changing decision when a debt collection goes disastrously wrong, running from an angry guard dog, Micky finds himself trapped in a room with a heavily pregnant woman who goes into labour.

Broadcast details

Date
Tuesday 31st January 2012
Time
10pm
Channel
Channel 4
Length
60 minutes

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    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    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
    Jack Deam Marty Fisher
    Qasim Akhtar Chesney Karib
    Valerie Lilley Patty Croker
    Karen Bryson Avril Powell
    Kira Martin Letitia Powell
    Emmanuel Ighodaro Jackson Powell
    Robbie Conway Aiden Croker
    Kari Corbett Ruby Hepburn
    Michael Taylor Billy Tutton
    Guest cast
    Anthony Aspinall Olly
    Josh Bolt Frasier Kane
    Rachel Leskovac Lara Heaton
    Steve Evets Brooksy
    Shaun Mason Stuart
    Beverly Rudd Liz
    Anthony Crank Phil
    Writing team
    Ed McCardie Writer
    Jimmy Dowdall Writer
    Ben Newman Script Editor
    Loren McLaughlan Script Editor
    Production team
    Andy McDonnell Director
    Jean Holdsworth Series Producer
    Ed McCardie Producer
    George Faber Executive Producer
    Charles Pattinson Executive Producer
    Paul Abbott Executive Producer
    David Threlfall Executive Producer
    Claire Ingham Executive Producer
    Russell Beeden Editor
    Duncan Howell Production Designer
    Murray Gold Composer
    Tim Phillips Composer

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