Lip Service was a British television serial drama portraying the lives of a group of lesbians living in Glasgow, Scotland. Production on the show, which stars Laura Fraser, Ruta Gedmintas and Fiona Button, began in summer 2009 in Glasgow. The show debuted on BBC Three on 12 October 2010. Filming on a second series was confirmed in late 2010, with filming beginning on 30 May 2011. The second series aired on BBC Three from 20 April 2012. In January of 2013, shows creator, Harriet Braun, announced that BBC Three cancelled the series without explanation.
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Season 1Prime Video | Hulu | Rent or Buy
S01 E01Oct 12, 2010
Episode 1 Oct 12, 2010 Spirited photographer Frankie returns home from America for the funeral of a beloved aunt, but her reappearance throws the lives of her friends and former lovers into disarray.
S01 E02Oct 19, 2010
Episode 2 Oct 19, 2010 Emotions run high for Frankie at her beloved aunt Carol's funeral, and things get worse when her uncle Cameron treats her like an outsider. Meanwhile, an encounter with a teenage thief gives Cat a second chance to woo Sam at the police station, and Tess tries to coax Lou out of the closet by inviting her to dinner.
S01 E03Oct 26, 2010
Episode 3 Oct 26, 2010 Frankie visits the registrar's office to solve the mysteries of her past, but she gets more than she bargained for when she takes a closer look at her parents' death certificates. Cat does her best to make sure she and Sam continue to enjoy their relationship's honeymoon period, a flirtatious encounter at work ends in disaster for Jay, and Tess gets a shock when she decides to pay Lou a surprise visit.
S01 E04Nov 2, 2010
Episode 4 Nov 2, 2010 After moving into an up-market flat together, Tess explores the world of internet dating, and Frankie embarks on a self-destructive binge that lands her on the wrong side of the law. Meanwhile, Cat tries to make up for her lies by introducing Sam to her parents.
S01 E05Nov 9, 2010
Episode 5 Nov 9, 2010 Tess's 30th birthday is approaching and she's desperate to ignore it, but her friends have other ideas. As Ed organises her surprise party his desire to tell her his true feelings reaches fever pitch, but could their friendship survive if Tess knew the truth? A work assignment brings Frankie and Cat closer together as they take a walk down memory lane, but as their feelings grow deeper a shocking revelation drives Cat back into Sam's arms.
S01 E06Nov 16, 2010
Episode 6 Nov 16, 2010 Frankie is left reeling when she finally discovers the truth about her childhood. Cat makes a big choice about her future with Sam but her decision is put to the test when she discovers that Frankie is planning to leave town for good. Things start to look up for Tess when she gets an audition, only for a broken lift to throw her chance into jeopardy.
Season 2Prime Video | Hulu | Rent or Buy
S02 E01Apr 20, 2012
Episode 1 Apr 20, 2012 After a loved-up month on holiday in South America, Cat and Sam arrive back in Glasgow with a colossal bump. It looks like Tess finally has it all: her first proper acting role, a fabulous new flat and a gorgeous girlfriend. Frankie and Tess are struggling with the rent for their new flat and go in search of a flatmate. Frankie bumps into her former flame Sadie and offloads her troubles onto her.
S02 E02Apr 27, 2012
Episode 2 Apr 27, 2012 It’s the morning of Cat’s birthday and Sam has the perfect day planned. Tess helps new flatmate Lexy move in. Things aren’t going so well for Tess on the work front. Frankie’s career is on the up after she lands herself a job photographing a boutique hotel. Frankie’s delighted to see Cat and they share a passionate afternoon together.
S02 E03May 4, 2012
Episode 3 May 4, 2012 Still reeling, the friends each try to deal with events in their own way. When Sam starts asking questions, Frankie makes a drastic decision. Sadie and Lexy both have surprising guests. Tess enlists Ed's help with the difficult Nora, but is unprepared for the consequences.
S02 E04May 11, 2012
Episode 4 May 11, 2012 Tess and Lexy are getting closer and when Tess goes on a blind date she calls on Lexy for help. Sadie's irreverent take on waitressing gets her into hot water, but Lauren proves helpful in ways she didn't expect. Sam warms to Lexy, but then makes an alarming discovery.
S02 E05May 18, 2012
Episode 5 May 18, 2012 When Sam makes an unexpected visit to the flat, a wedge is driven between her and her friends. The situation with Lexy's stalker intensifies but luckily Tess is on hand to help, although Hugh proves an obstacle. Sadie's relationship with Lauren heats up.
S02 E06May 25, 2012
Episode 6 May 25, 2012 On the day of her first performance, Tess has high hopes for her and Lexy, but things go far from smoothly at the theatre. Sam is also under pressure to lead a major drugs bust, but Ryder is sure she's not ready - is he right? Sadie's weakness for temptation leads her into hot water