Two Pints Of Lager And A Packet Of Crisps. Image shows from L to R: Louise (Kathryn Drysdale), Jonny Keogh (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

Two Pints Of Lager And A Packet Of Crisps

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC Three / BBC Two / BBC Choice
  • 2001 - 2011
  • 79 episodes (9 series)

Sitcom following the lives and loves of a group of twenty-somethings in Runcorn, an industrial town in the North of England. Stars Natalie Casey, Will Mellor, Sheridan Smith, Kathryn Drysdale, Ralf Little and more.

Episode menu

Series 2, Episode 1 - On The Blob

Donna thinks she's pregnant and Gaz, scared out his wits at the prospect of becoming a father, runs through the streets of Runcorn in his pants.

Further details

Donna thinks she's pregnant and Gaz, scared out his wits at the prospect of becoming a father, runs through the streets of Runcorn in his pants. Janet advises Donna to talk to Gaz but according to Donna there's no talking to him, 'just a series of grunts and farts before he falls asleep'.

Following some for-once useful advice from her mum, Donna realises she is not up the duff. But Gaz has adjusted to the idea of being a father, even looking favourably on the chance to be as stable and responsible as Patrick Duffy. Janet tells him that even though he won't be a father, he can still be a 'responsible adult manly man' by having a 'loving adult relationship' with Donna. Inspiration strikes and Gaz invites Donna out on a proper date. Donna is thrilled until she finds herself drinking a can of brew in the promised fine drinking establishment - Gaz's garage.

Meanwhile, Louise exercises her psychic powers and, following the spirits' career advice, Jonny undertakes a new career involving a black leotard...

Broadcast details

Monday 15th April 2002
BBC Choice
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 22nd September 2012 12:20am W
Wednesday 31st October 2012 12:35am W
Saturday 24th November 2012 12:40am W
Tuesday 15th January 2013 12:00am W
Thursday 3rd October 2013 10:00pm VIVA
Friday 4th October 2013 1:20am VIVA
Wednesday 23rd October 2013 10:00pm VIVA
Thursday 24th October 2013 12:20am VIVA
Wednesday 13th November 2013 10:00pm VIVA
Thursday 14th November 2013 12:20am VIVA
Tuesday 3rd December 2013 10:00pm VIVA
Wednesday 4th December 2013 12:20am VIVA
Monday 6th January 2014 10:00pm VIVA
Tuesday 7th January 2014 12:20am VIVA
Thursday 23rd January 2014 10:00pm VIVA
Friday 24th January 2014 12:20am VIVA
Wednesday 12th February 2014 10:00pm VIVA
Thursday 13th February 2014 12:25am VIVA
Sunday 9th March 2014 10:40pm VIVA
Monday 28th April 2014 10:00pm VIVA
Tuesday 29th April 2014 12:20am VIVA
Monday 7th July 2014 10:00pm VIVA
Tuesday 8th July 2014 12:20am VIVA
Tuesday 12th August 2014 11:30pm Comedy Central
Wednesday 13th August 2014 1:10am Comedy Central
Sunday 31st August 2014 1:20am VIVA
Sunday 31st August 2014 11:20pm VIVA
Monday 8th September 2014 9:55pm VIVA
Tuesday 9th September 2014 12:20am VIVA
Wednesday 12th November 2014 10:40pm VIVA
Thursday 13th November 2014 1:00am VIVA
Thursday 5th February 2015 11:40pm VIVA
Tuesday 11th June 2019 11:00pm Gold
Wednesday 12th June 2019 1:40am Gold
Friday 27th September 2019 9:35pm Gold
Saturday 28th September 2019 2:10am Gold
Saturday 8th October 2022 10:00pm BBC3
Saturday 1st April 2023 10:00pm BBC3
Sunday 2nd April 2023 1:50am BBC3
Saturday 12th August 2023 10:00pm BBC3
Sunday 13th August 2023 2:35am BBC3
Thursday 5th October 2023 10:00pm Dave
Sunday 19th November 2023 11:00pm Dave
Sunday 31st December 2023 11:45pm BBC3

Cast & crew

Natalie Casey Donna Henshaw
Will Mellor Gary 'Gaz' Wilkinson
Sheridan Smith Janet
Kathryn Drysdale Louise
Ralf Little Jonny Keogh
Beverley Callard Flo Henshaw
Writing team
Susan Nickson Writer
Paul Mayhew-Archer Script Editor
Production team
Gareth Carrivick Director
Stephen McCrum Producer
Sophie Clarke-Jervoise Executive Producer
Geoffrey Perkins Executive Producer
Mark Lawrence Editor
Harry Banks Production Designer
Tracey Gillham Casting Director
Leah Archer Costume Designer
Kerin Parfitt Make-up Designer
Dave Davey Lighting Designer
Christian Henson Composer
Helen Ostler 1st Assistant Director

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