Pick Ups

Sitcom by Ian Kershaw, set around a Manchester taxi company.

Episodes

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0101Start!2008011020130116 (BBC7)
20150413 (BBC7)

Dave's very first job takes him to Blackpool with passenger Ivy, who settles her fare in an unusual currency.

Mike....John Thomson

Lind....Sally Lindsay

Rebel....Ash Tandon

Dave....Phil Rowson

Ivy....Kathy Staff

Drunk....Mark E Smith."

4 Extra Debut. Life at a rundown Manchester taxi office. Dave's first job is to take Ivy to Blackpool. Stars John Thomson. From January 2008.

Life at a rundown Manchester taxi office. Dave's first job is to take Ivy to Blackpool. Stars John Thomson. From January 2008.

Dave's very first job takes him to Blackpool with passenger Ivy, who settles her fare in an unusual currency.

01022008011720130123 (BBC7)
20150420 (BBC7)

Lind and Mike hold a darts competition in the office. Rebel gives important marital advice to clubber Lara.

A crucial darts match in the Manchester cab office, while Rebel offers marital advice. Stars Sally Lindsay. From January 2008.

Lind and Mike hold a darts competition in the office. Rebel gives important marital advice to clubber Lara. Sitcom by Ian Kershaw, set around a Manchester taxi company.

Sitcom by Ian Kershaw, set around a Manchester taxi company.

2/6. Lind and Mike hold a darts competition in the office. Rebel gives important marital advice to clubber Lara.

Mike....John Thomson

Lind....Sally Lindsay

Rebel....Ash Tandon

Dave....Phil Rowson

Lara....Claire Coleman

Drunk....Mark E Smith

01032008012420130130 (BBC7)
20150427 (BBC7)

Mike and Linda meet dates Andrew and Teri at a unique restaurant, with mixed results. Rookie Dave is left in charge at base and receives an unwelcome visitor.

Mike and Linda meet dates Andrew and Teri at a unique restaurant, with mixed results. Taxi company sitcom stars John Thomson. From January 2008.

Mike and Linda meet dates Andrew and Teri at a unique restaurant, with mixed results. Sitcom by Ian Kershaw, set around a Manchester taxi company.

Mike....John Thomson

Lind....Sally Lindsay

Rebel....Ash Tandon

Dave....Phil Rowson

Pat....Andrew Grose

Teri....Claire Bleasdale

Andrew....Paul Warriner."

01042008013120130206 (BBC7)
20150511 (BBC7)

Andrew delivers a Brief Encounter themed date for Lind at the office. Dave's former school bully rears his ugly head and gets more than he bargained for.

Andrew delivers a Brief Encounter themed date for Lind at the office. Dave's former school bully rears his ugly head. Sitcom by Ian Kershaw, set around a Manchester taxi company.

Sitcom by Ian Kershaw, set around a Manchester taxi company.

4/6. Andrew delivers a Brief Encounter themed date for Lind at the office. Dave's former school bully rears his ugly head and gets more than he bargained for.

Mike....John Thomson

Lind....Sally Lindsay

Rebel....Ash Tandon

Dave....Phil Rowson

Pat....Andrew Grose

Tony....Lee Warburton

Andrew....Paul Warriner

01052008020720130213 (BBC7)
20150519 (BBC7)

A DIY window wiper mishap leaves Dave in a sticky situation. Pat the Butcher sends Mike on his first job, a wait-and-return at the airport, with the menacing Jess. Lind and Alan are on a mission to find Andrew the cheat.

A sticky DIY mishap for cabbie Dave, and Mike's first job is with the menacing Jess. Taxi firm sitcom stars John Thomson, Sally Lindsay, Ash Tandon, Phil Rowson. From February 2008.

A DIY window wiper mishap leaves Dave in a sticky situation. Pat the Butcher sends Mike on his first job. Sitcom by Ian Kershaw, set in a Manchester taxi company.

Sitcom by Ian Kershaw, set around a Manchester taxi company.

5/6. A DIY window wiper mishap leaves Dave in a sticky situation. Pat the Butcher sends Mike on his first job, a wait-and-return at the airport, with the menacing Jess. Lind and Alan are on a mission to find Andrew the cheat.

Mike....John Thomson

Lind....Sally Lindsay

Rebel....Ash Tandon

Dave....Phil Rowson

Pat....Andrew Grose

Jess....Fiona Clarke

0106 LAST2008021420130220 (BBC7)
20150526 (BBC7)

Mike thinks his number may be well and truly up when he is forced to drive Pat to the cemetery in a final bid for freedom. Dave's warm generosity unwittingly saves the day, with the help of Dame Julie Andrews.

Mike thinks his number may be up when he is forced to drive Pat to the cemetery in a final bid for freedom. Sitcom by Ian Kershaw, set around a Manchester taxi company.

Mike thinks his number may be well and truly up when he is forced to drive Pat to the cemetery in a final bid for freedom. Dave's warm generosity unwittingly saves the day, with the help of Dame Julie Andrews. Sitcom by Ian Kershaw, set around a Manchester taxi company. With John Thomson, Sally Lindsay, Ash Tandon, Phil Rowson.

Sitcom by Ian Kershaw, set around a Manchester taxi company.

6/6. Mike thinks his number may be well and truly up when he is forced to drive Pat to the cemetery in a final bid for freedom. Dave's warm generosity unwittingly saves the day, with the help of Dame Julie Andrews.

Mike....John Thomson

Lind....Sally Lindsay

Rebel....Ash Tandon

Dave....Phil Rowson

Pat....Andrew Grose

Olive....Lisa George

02Heroes And Villains2017110520091119 (BBC7)
20150810 (BBC7)

Will Simon de Vere call time on Irwell Cars? Will Dave choose Milan over Lower Broughton?

Sitcom by Ian Kershaw, set around a Manchester taxi company.

It's decision time - will Simon De Vere call time on Irwell Cars, and will Dave choose Milan over Lower Broughton Working Men's Club?

Mike....Paul Loughran
Lind....Lesley Sharp
Dave....Phil Rowson
Alan....Parvez Qadir
Simon De Vere....James Quinn
Stevie....Suranne Jones
Pat the Butcher....Andrew Grose.

Sitcom by Ian Kershaw, set around a Manchester taxi company.

It's decision time - will Simon De Vere call time on Irwell Cars, and will Dave choose Milan over Lower Broughton Working Men's Club?

Mike....Paul Loughran

Lind....Lesley Sharp

Dave....Phil Rowson

Alan....Parvez Qadir

Simon De Vere....James Quinn

Stevie....Suranne Jones

Pat the Butcher....Andrew Grose.

0201Little Grey Cells2009101520131106 (BBC7)
20150706 (BBC7)
20170924 (BBC7)

Dave's marriage proposal is temporarily postponed by an omelette.

Sitcom by Ian Kershaw, set around a Manchester taxi company.

Mike....Paul Loughran

Lind....Lesley Sharp

Dave....Phil Rowson

Rebel - Parvez Qadir

Drunk....Mark E Smith

Stevie....Suranne Jones

Pat the Butcher....Andrew Grose.

Sitcom by Ian Kershaw, set around a Manchester taxi company.

Dave's marriage proposal is temporarily postponed by an omelette.

Mike....Paul Loughran
Lind....Lesley Sharp
Dave....Phil Rowson
Rebel....Parvez Qadir
Drunk....Mark E Smith
Stevie....Suranne Jones
Pat the Butcher....Andrew Grose.

0202The Angel Of Death2009102220131113 (BBC7)
20150713 (BBC7)
20171008 (BBC7)

Sitcom by Ian Kershaw, set around a Manchester taxi company.

Mike....Paul Loughran

Lind....Lesley Sharp

Dave....Phil Rowson

Rebel - Parvez Qadir

Carol-Ann....Anne Hornby.

Things get fishy for Mike while Dave and Alan encounter spooky goings-on at the cab office

0203Stags And Bucks2009102920131120 (BBC7)
20150720 (BBC7)
20171015 (BBC7)

Sitcom by Ian Kershaw, set around a Manchester taxi company.

An old school friend rocks Dave's world, while Mike gets involved in a gay stag night - on the straight side of town.

Mike....Paul Loughran

Lind....Lesley Sharp

Dave....Phil Rowson

Shelly....Naomi Radcliffe

Ashley....Jonathan Mayor

Darren....Chris Hoyle.

An old school friend rocks Dave's world, while Mike gets involved in a gay stag night.

Sitcom by Ian Kershaw, set around a Manchester taxi company.

An old school friend rocks Dave's world, while Mike gets involved in a gay stag night - on the straight side of town.

Mike....Paul Loughran
Lind....Lesley Sharp
Dave....Phil Rowson
Shelly....Naomi Radcliffe
Ashley....Jonathan Mayor
Darren....Chris Hoyle.

0204All Bar Nun2009110520131127 (BBC7)
20150727 (BBC7)
20171022 (BBC7)

Sitcom by Ian Kershaw, set around a Manchester taxi company.

Alan and Lind reveal hidden talents, while Dave seeks a nun's advice on infidelity.

Mike....Paul Loughran

Lind....Lesley Sharp

Dave....Phil Rowson

Alan....Parvez Qadir

Shelly....Naomi Radcliffe

Drunk....Mark E Smith

Tanya....Janie Connolly.

Sitcom by Ian Kershaw, set around a Manchester taxi company.

Alan and Lind reveal hidden talents, while Dave seeks a nun's advice on infidelity.

Mike....Paul Loughran
Lind....Lesley Sharp
Dave....Phil Rowson
Alan....Parvez Qadir
Shelly....Naomi Radcliffe
Drunk....Mark E Smith
Tanya....Janie Connolly.

0205Carpe Diem2009111220131204 (BBC7)
20150803 (BBC7)
20171029 (BBC7)

Sitcom by Ian Kershaw, set around a Manchester taxi company.

Lind endures a dinner date in a bid to secure the future of Irwell Cars, while Mike's pick-up is on a quest for sexual and personal liberation.

Mike....Paul Loughran

Lind....Lesley Sharp

Dave....Phil Rowson

Alan....Parvez Qadir

Simon De Vere....James Quinn

Shelly....Naomi Radcliffe

Johnny....Peter Keeley.

Mike's pick up is on a quest, but can Lind's dinner date secure Irwell Cars' future?

Sitcom by Ian Kershaw, set around a Manchester taxi company.

Lind endures a dinner date in a bid to secure the future of Irwell Cars, while Mike's pick-up is on a quest for sexual and personal liberation.

Mike....Paul Loughran
Lind....Lesley Sharp
Dave....Phil Rowson
Alan....Parvez Qadir
Simon De Vere....James Quinn
Shelly....Naomi Radcliffe
Johnny....Peter Keeley.

0206 LASTHeroes And Villains2009111920131211 (BBC7)
20150810 (BBC7)

It's decision time - will Simon De Vere call time on Irwell Cars, and will Dave choose Milan over Lower Broughton Working Men's Club?

Sitcom by Ian Kershaw, set around a Manchester taxi company.

Mike....Paul Loughran

Lind....Lesley Sharp

Dave....Phil Rowson

Alan....Parvez Qadir

Simon De Vere....James Quinn

Stevie....Suranne Jones

Pat the Butcher....Andrew Grose.