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.

Another series is in development.

Series 9, Episode 1 - Nil By Muff

Gaz and Donna are finally together, but Gaz was left paralysed by his accident and the two of them are struggling to come to terms with his new life in a wheelchair.

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Two Pints Of Lager And A Packet Of Crisps. Image shows from L to R: Donna Henshaw (Natalie Casey), Gary 'Gaz' Wilkinson (Will Mellor). Copyright: BBC.

Gaz returns home from the hospital following his accident; he finds it tough to adjust to life in a wheelchair and becomes annoyed with his new carer, Billy, who is eternally cheery and overly helpful. Things are made worse when Donna shows him all the adjustments she's made around the flat, and when their first attempt at a quickie goes disastrously wrong it begins to dawn on them both just how much has changed.

Over at the Archer, a makeover is attracting a new, younger crowd to the pub and landlord Tim is really happy with the new business coming in. However, Tim's good mood is short-lived when his younger sister Cassie turns up fresh out of a juvenile detention centre and immediately stirs things up with the regulars in the pub. Despite Tim's best efforts Cassie will not leave, particularly when she discovers that old school crush Billy hangs out in the Archer - but he doesn't want her in Runcorn, especially as she refuses to apologise for the awful thing she did...

Broadcast details

Tuesday 26th April 2011
BBC Three
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Natalie Casey Donna Henshaw
Will Mellor Gary 'Gaz' Wilkinson
Luke Gell Tim
Georgia Henshaw Cassie
Freddie Hogan Billy
Guest cast
Simon Coombs Lee
Writing team
Robin Taylor Writer
David Cantor Writer
Production team
Nick Wood Director
Michelle Farr Producer
Micheál Jacob Executive Producer
Susan Nickson Executive Producer


Gaz Misses The Good Old Days

Gaz has woken from his coma to discover that everything in his life has changed.

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Featuring: Will Mellor (Gary 'Gaz' Wilkinson), Freddie Hogan (Billy).


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