Just Grand. Image shows from L to R: Frank (Jason Watkins), Thommo (Phil Mealey), Gloria (Denise Welch), Marcus (Ben Greaves-Neal), Sandra (Siobhan Finneran). Copyright: BBC.

Just Grand

BBC Radio 2 sitcom about a couple who have to look after their grandchildren. 1 pilot in 2017. Stars Siobhan Finneran, Jason Watkins, Denise Welch, Phil Mealey and others.

Just Grand. Image shows from L to R: Padma (Chetna Pandya), Frank (Jason Watkins), Thommo (Phil Mealey), Gloria (Denise Welch), Marcus (Ben Greaves-Neal), Sandra (Siobhan Finneran), Poppy (Kate Sale), Ollie (Toby Ungelson). Copyright: BBC.

Just Grand

Sitcom about a Northern couple who become unwilling guardians to their estranged grandchildren

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
2017
Channel
BBC Radio 2
Episodes
1 Pilot
Starring
Siobhan Finneran, Jason Watkins, Denise Welch, Phil Mealey, Chetna Pandya, Kate Sale, Toby Ungelson and Ben Greaves-Neal
Writers
Daniel Peak and Phil Mealey
Producer
Julia McKenzie

Just Grand is a family sitcom about a clash of generations and cultures.

Sandra and Frank are a working class Northern couple who dream of escaping Stockport for a new life in Fuengirola. Their dream is scuppered when the couple become unwilling guardians to their estranged grandchildren - a pair of over-privileged and bewildered siblings from the Home Counties.

Production Details

Part of

Radio 2's Comedy Showcase

Production company
Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Wednesday 15th March 2017 on BBC Radio 2 at 10:30pm
Episode length
30 minutes
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