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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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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