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.

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Series 5, Episode 5 - Potato People

Jonny is banned from the off-licence where he has been buying alcohol for a gang of kids.

Further details

Jonny has been banned from the off licence and Louise is fed up that she can't get a job now she's a criminal.

Jonny offers Louise a job buying alcohol for underage teens. But when Louise returns from the off licence empty handed (they think she's underage herself and refuse to serve her) Jonny and Louise have to deal with some angry kids.

Janet wants to get back to being friends with Donna but Donna isn't interested. Donna makes friends with Kelly but then Kelly starts getting too close for comfort, copying Donna's hairstyle, clothing, even perfume.

Donna fears that Kelly may have developed a crush on her but is relieved to find that Kelly is only copying Donna so that she can get closer to Gaz. Donna is delighted to help Kelly attract her ex.

Gaz has not had sex since Donna left him, a record-breaking four days. Kelly offers to solve his problem, but Gaz initially declines. But when Donna makes it completely clear that she will never sleep with him again, Gaz decides to go for the easy option.

Gaz marches into the pub to discover that, set up by Donna, Kelly has been waiting for him and has brought a special friend along to spice things up.

Broadcast details

Sunday 30th January 2005
BBC Three
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Natalie Casey Donna Henshaw
    Will Mellor Gary 'Gaz' Wilkinson
    Sheridan Smith Janet
    Kathryn Drysdale Louise
    Ralf Little Jonny
    Hayley Bishop Kelly
    Guest cast
    Joshua Thurston Jamie
    Writing team
    Daniel Peak Writer
    Paul Mayhew-Archer Script Editor
    Production team
    Gareth Carrivick Director
    Stephen McCrum Producer
    Sophie Clarke-Jervoise Executive Producer
    Micheál Jacob Executive Producer
    Mark Lawrence Editor
    Harry Banks Production Designer
    Christian Henson Composer

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