Each week, we will be taking an in depth look at some of the best sitcoms and comedy shows from both the UK and the USA.

Today we will be looking at a comedy that was light hearted fun starring Kathy Burke and James Dreyfus – Gimme Gimme Gimme


Opening Sequence / Theme Tune


About the Show

Summary of Plot

A sitcom about two dreamy roommates in London. Gay unemployed actor Tom Farrell, whose career is going nowhere, and Linda La Hughes, who is about as attractive as a centenary nun, yet has delusions of romantic love. IMDb

Number of Seasons / Episodes

3 seasons


Kathy Burke – Linda

James Dreyfus – Tom

Beth Goddard – Suze



  • The shows creator, Jonathan Harvey, appeared in the series three times. As a wedding guest at Tom and Gloria’s wedding, as an actor in the sofa advert and as Linda’s dream make up artists.
  • Linda has a crush on different celebrity men for each series. Liam Gallagher (Series 1), Robbie Williams (Series 2) and both male members of the band HearSay (Series 3).
  • “69 Paradise Passage” is actually 40 Warwick Road, Ealing, London. The studio sequences were done in Studio 2 of The London Studios, SE1.


Classic Clips


New Years Eve




Prison Visiting Flirting