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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Gaz struggles to get used to his metrosexual carer Billy. Not only does Billy have manicures, he keeps calling him babe and trying to hug him. Billy is upset, but he's determined to win Gaz round no matter what it takes.

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Two Pints Of Lager And A Packet Of Crisps. Image shows from L to R: Tim (Luke Gell), Cassie (Georgia Henshaw). Copyright: BBC.

Gaz finally cracks and throws Billy out - but when disaster strikes, who will save him? Donna faces up to her responsibilities now she is the breadwinner, and heads down to the job centre. She is thrown when she sees her old nemesis from school and is left feeling inadequate that she too doesn't have a career. She battles with her pride before finally giving in and signing on the dole. Tim tries to give sister Cassie a makeover so that Billy will take more notice of her, and the world gets to see his Gok as he tries to help her discover her inner diva.

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
    Catherine Tyldesley Amy
    Writing team
    Robin Taylor Writer
    David Cantor Writer
    Production team
    Nick Wood Director
    Michelle Farr Producer
    Micheál Jacob Executive Producer
    Susan Nickson Executive Producer
    Mark Lawrence Editor
    Harry Banks Production Designer
    Rhys Adams Composer


    Metrosexual Gaz

    Billy encourages Gaz to be a little more metrosexual, but goes a step too far...

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

    Tim Gets His Gok Out

    Tim is trying to give Cassie a Gok Wan style makeover but she's not having any of it...

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    Featuring: Luke Gell (Tim), Georgia Henshaw (Cassie).


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