A sitcom about two dreamy roommates in London. Gay unemployed actor Tom Farrell has a vague ambition to become the British Tom Cruise, but his career is going nowhere, and his love life ... See full summary »
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 Linda (19 episodes, 1999-2001)
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 Tom (19 episodes, 1999-2001)
Beth Goddard ...
 Suze (14 episodes, 1999-2001)
Rosalind Knight ...
 Beryl (13 episodes, 1999-2001)
Brian Bovell ...
 Jez (13 episodes, 1999-2001)
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A sitcom about two dreamy roommates in London. Gay unemployed actor Tom Farrell has a vague ambition to become the British Tom Cruise, but his career is going nowhere, and his love life isn't too hot either. Linda La Hughes is about as attractive as a centenary nun, yet has delusions of romantic love and actually aims at Tom, by far the most attractive man in her life, even if he is only into men. Yet as life keeps knocking them down, they are sort of condemned often to depend on each-other for want of better. Written by KGF Vissers

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Gimme, Gimme, Gimme  »

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"69 Paradise Passage" is actually 40 Warwick Road, Ealing, London. The studio sequences were done in Studio 2 of The London Studios, SE1. See more »

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The Washomatic sequence in the opening animation is misspelled Washomtic, during the close-up shot of their faces, just above Linda's head. See more »

Quotes

Linda La Hughes: Tom, I can't be a lesbian, I mean, look at me, I'm gorgeous!
Tom: Loads of lezzers are gorgeous! Take...
[Thinks for a long time]
Tom: Velma from Scooby Doo.
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Energy is not the word to use.
12 May 2001 | by (Rugby, Warwickshire, England) – See all my reviews

From the first episode right to the last New Year episode i have loved it. Althought Tom Farrell and Linda La Hughes are some of the most disgusting people you could come across they are adorable.

Gimme Gimme Gimme is sent in Kentish Town in London. They are flat mates, Tom being the sissy gay one and Linda being the butch straight one. The series also features three other main characters... Beryl (landlady) and Sues and Jez (The sickeningly in love neighbours. Linda and Tom are constantly hitting on Jez). The is one reoccuring character... Sugar walls, (you now see the actess in Eastenders... so don't hope to see her in this again).

My favourite episode has to be the Millenium night episode. So filled with laughter... the episode ends with both characters passing out... after singing a small rendition of 'Tomorrow' from Annie. Then a large choir bursts in and finishes the episode.

I don't see how people could not enjoy this programme. It is one of the few good comedies that the BBC has come up with in the last 5 years.

If you love crudeness... and God do i... watch this you shall love it. It is a very addictive show.


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