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Two Pints Of Lager And A Packet Of Crisps. Image shows from L to R: Louise (Kathryn Drysdale), Jonny (Ralf Little), Donna (Natalie Casey), Janet (Sheridan Smith), Gaz (Will Mellor). Copyright: BBC.

Two Pints Of Lager And A Packet Of Crisps

BBC Three and BBC Two sitcom. 79 episodes (9 series), 2001 - 2011. Stars Natalie Casey, Will Mellor, Sheridan Smith, Kathryn Drysdale, Ralf Little, Luke Gell, Georgia Henshaw and others.

Production Details

Production company

British Broadcasting Corporation

Also known as

Two Pints (Other official name)

Two Pints Of Lager & A Packet Of Crisps (Other official name)

The theme tune is called Two Pints of Lager Theme. It was created by Christian Henson and is based on a song by Splodgenessabounds.
Laugh track
Live audience


The Archer is actually The Waterloo pub, 88 The High Street, Runcorn. The Castle is actually Halton Castle. Other exteriors filmed in and around Runcorn.

Series 8 filmed at BBC Television Centre: 8/2/09, 27/2/09, 6/3/09, 13/3/09, 20/3/09, 27/3/09, 3/4/09.


BBC Television Centre

Pinewood Studios - When Janet Met Jonny special.

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Monday 26th February 2001 on BBC Two at 9:30pm
Last new broadcast
Tuesday 31st May 2011 on BBC Three at 10:30pm
Length of episodes
30 minutes
Last repeat
Friday 15th Jan 2016 at 1:30am

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