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

Two Pints Of Lager And A Packet Of Crisps

BBC Three and BBC Two sitcom about a group of 20-somethings. 79 episodes (9 series), 2001 - 2011. Stars Natalie Casey, Will Mellor, Sheridan Smith, Kathryn Drysdale and others.

Another series is in development.
Series 5, Episode 6 is repeated on Gold on Monday at 10:55pm.

All Series

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

Series 1 (2001)

2001 was when the very first series of Two Pints Of Lager And A Packet Of Crisps hit our screens. The characters and cast are introduced at the start of the series, and it doesn't take long for the bad behaviour to begin. The series ends on a cliff hanger - what does Donna have to tell Gaz?

Episode Guide

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

Series 2 (2002)

The second series follows on from the first with pregnancy scares, ex-boyfriends popping up, sex demands and marriage proposals. The course of love doesn't run smooth - it isn't long before potential breakups are on the cards.

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Two Pints Of Lager And A Packet Of Crisps. Image shows from L to R: David (Jonathon Dutton), Louise (Kathryn Drysdale). Copyright: BBC.

Series 3 (2003)

With the second series picking up good ratings, the BBC commissioned this longer ten episode third series. Two new characters were also introduced, David and Munch. Cue more fun and problems for the group of friends, oh and some bondage! At the end of 2003 a musical special was broadcast, in which the story of how Jonny and Janet first met was told via some well-crafted musical numbers.

Episode Guide

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

Series 4 (2004)

At the start of series four Janet has had enough and, feeling she's fallen out of love with Jonny, decides to leave him. This series ended with a cliff-hanger - Jonny was shot by the police and his life was in the balance. The audience were asked to txt in to decide the outcome.

Episode Guide

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

Series 5 (2005)

Series five was a massive fourteen episodes long. It started on a real cliff-hanger, had Jonny survived the police SWAT team? Initially it looked like he was dead, becuase the first episode starts with a funeral - thankfully it turns out he is alive though. However, all is not well... it turns out the funeral is for Donna's mum Flo. Things soon cheer up with the arrival of baby Corinthian and a wedding.

Episode Guide

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

Series 6 (2006)

In the 2006 series, Gaz and Jonny have some particularly tricky questions to answer: Which one of them is really father to Janet's little boy? And will Janet actually cast them adrift and take a job-of-a-lifetime aboard a cruise ship? If that wasn't excitement enough, Louise uncovers shocking revelations about her parentage.

Episode Guide

Two Pints Of Lager And A Packet Of Crisps. Image shows from L to R: Janet (Sheridan Smith), Donna Henshaw (Natalie Casey), Louise (Kathryn Drysdale), Tim (Luke Gell), Gary 'Gaz' Wilkinson (Will Mellor). Copyright: BBC.

Series 7 (2008)

The 2008 series kicked off with an episode broadcast live from BBC Television Centre. The Archer re-opens after its refurb, and Louise, Janet and Donna compete against each other for the job of barmaid. It soon becomes apparent that Jonny (Ralf Little) has left the comedy... he has been killed off-screen. Janet must try to get through the five stages of grief as quickly as possible.

Episode Guide

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

Series 8 (2009)

This series was Donna return from London because she was missing her Runcorn roots. She introduced her new boyfriend, Wesley, to the gang. At the end of the series there was a viewer vote via the BBC website to decide whether Gaz should stay with Janet or Donna. A two-part special, broadcast around Christmas 2009, revealed all...

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Two Pints Of Lager And A Packet Of Crisps. Image shows from L to R: Tim (Luke Gell), Donna Henshaw (Natalie Casey), Billy (Freddie Hogan), Gary 'Gaz' Wilkinson (Will Mellor), Cassie (Georgia Henshaw). Copyright: BBC.

Series 9 (2011)

Donna, Gaz and Tim return for more Runconian antics - but after the past few years' events, who still wants to know them? And is Gaz still paralysed? We meet new characters Billy and Cassie in this series.

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