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Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps 

The lives and loves of five friends in the Northern town of Runcorn.

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Susan Nickson
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Will Mellor ...  Gaz 79 episodes, 2001-2011
Natalie Casey ...  Donna 78 episodes, 2001-2011
Sheridan Smith ...  Janet / ... 74 episodes, 2001-2011
Kathryn Drysdale ...  Louise 71 episodes, 2001-2011
Ralf Little ...  Jonny 56 episodes, 2001-2011
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The lives and loves of five friends in the Northern town of Runcorn.

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Official Sites:

BBC [UK]

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 February 2001 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

2 bier See more »

Filming Locations:

Runcorn, Cheshire, England, UK

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Runtime:

(55 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

a comic relief special joined together all three BBC THREE sitcoms Nickson had created and worked on creating a shared universe between "Two Pints of Lager", "Grown Ups" and "Coming of Age". See more »

Goofs

When Donna and Flo get out of the car after going shopping, the camera is reflected in the door. See more »

Quotes

Jonny: I thought you kept the alcohol level in your blood too high to conceive.
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Connections

Featured in The Wright Stuff: Episode #14.80 (2010) See more »

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Not quite sure why so many people hate this.
25 April 2002 | by tonycorsiniSee all my reviews

I found the first series unexpectedly funny. The writing is fresh and delightfully obscene! The young writer has had the courage to put lines and topics into a sitcom that have not been used before, but which people make jokes about all the time in real life. The cast, particularly the girls are superb and seem the fit the roles like a glove. So what if the show is a little like Friends, set in Runcorn - so long as it's funny! The show is let down by the laughter track - in an odd reversal of the usual criticism - it is not strong enough. I have been creasing myself with laughter with some lines only to hear silence from the recorded audience. The repeated viewing of the first series was even better - which is always a good sign. I am glad that the Beeb has agreed to a second series despite the criticism.

I have not seen the new series yet but I am looking forward to it coming to terrestrial soon.


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