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 begins her job as a police community support officer and is keen to earn Gaz's respect by making her first arrest.

Further details

Janet begins her job as a police community support officer and is keen to earn Gaz's respect by making her first arrest. This proves more difficult than she imagined and she ends up landing herself in deep water.

Meanwhile, Louise is worried that Janet is a better mother than her, so she dresses like Janet and tries to improve baby Louise's IQ by quizzing her on mathematics.

Donna and Gaz both find it distressing when their divorce papers come through and decide they are not ready to have a happy divorce just yet.

Wesley tries to fit in by learning what he sees as the Runcornian way of life - pasties, shimmying, borrowing each other's clothes. When Donna realises the effort he is making, she softens and decides to divorce Gaz immediately.

Broadcast details

Date
Sunday 5th April 2009
Time
9pm
Channel
BBC Three
Length
30 minutes

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    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Natalie Casey Donna Henshaw
    Will Mellor Gary 'Gaz' Wilkinson
    Sheridan Smith Janet
    Kathryn Drysdale Louise
    Luke Gell Tim
    Thomas Nelstrop Wesley
    Guest cast
    Steve Oram Policeman
    Writing team
    Tim Dawson Writer
    Jon Brown Script Editor
    Production team
    Nick Wood Director
    Michelle Farr Producer
    Jo Sargent Executive Producer
    Mark Lawrence Editor
    Harry Banks Production Designer
    Christian Henson Composer
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