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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Janet gets a new job, but Donna's career is on the skids. Louise has a letter from her earth mother - but she can't open it. Jonny campaigns for baby changing facilities at the pub.

Further details

Donna is up for a big promotion at work; she'll be driving a transit van. But the job goes to a man and Donna decides it's sexism. She steals a transit van to prove she can drive it.

Janet decides to earn a living making squeaky elves for kids, but all her creations are horrifically ugly and Jonny thinks they are possessed. Janet begins to get too emotionally attached to the elves and asks Gaz to store them in his garage.

Donna crashes into them, and about three parked cars, in her stolen transit van. She gets the sack from her job. Jonny demands baby changing facilities in the pub and launches a "fathers for justice" type campaign.

Louise's adopted mum has given her a letter from her real mum. She can't open it. When she finally does, she finds her real mum was from a posh bit of Runcorn and is thrilled.

Broadcast details

Date
Sunday 5th March 2006
Channel
BBC Three
Length
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
Russell Richardson Mr Pumplager
Writing team
Daniel Peak Writer
Paul Mayhew-Archer Script Editor
Production team
Becky Martin Director
Helen Williams Producer
Micheál Jacob Executive Producer
Stephen McCrum Executive Producer
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