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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Series 9, Episode 3 - Trial Schmile

In the aftermath of the fire, Donna and Gaz are forced to move into Janet's old place.

Further details

Two Pints Of Lager And A Packet Of Crisps. Image shows from L to R: Gary 'Gaz' Wilkinson (Will Mellor), Billy (Freddie Hogan). Copyright: BBC.

The couple react differently to their new situation; Donna embraces the fact that she is possession-free while Gaz feels he needs to live it up and plans a big night out.

Billy is determined to focus on getting his football career off the ground. He reluctantly agrees to go out with Gaz but, when things go disastrously wrong, it's up to Gaz to salvage Billy's only shot at a football trial.

Over at The Archer, Cassie tries to blackmail Tim into buying a motorbike for her. She desperately tries to find some dirt on him but isn't prepared for what she eventually discovers...

Broadcast details

Tuesday 3rd May 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
    Clive Russell Football Manager
    Kriss Dosanjh Interviewer
    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


    Donna's Utopia

    Donna is released from the shackles of clothing, and gets naked - much to Gaz's surprise.

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    Featuring: Natalie Casey (Donna Henshaw), Will Mellor (Gary 'Gaz' Wilkinson).

    Tim shares too much

    Pre-empting blackmail from his sister Cassie, Tim reveals some shocking secrets about himself to the entire Archer pub.

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


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