Grandma's House. Simon (Simon Amstell). Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions
Grandma's House

Grandma's House

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC Two
  • 2010 - 2012
  • 12 episodes (2 series)

Sitcom written by, starring, and based on the life of Essex-raised Jewish comic Simon Amstell. Also features Linda Bassett, Rebecca Front, James Smith, Samantha Spiro, Jamal Hadjkura and Geoffrey Hutchings

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Series 1, Episode 3 - The Day Simon Announced That He Was In Control Of The Universe

Simon has fallen in love. He's also read a book that leads him to believe that he might be able to control the universe. The family isn't impressed though.

Preview clips

Further details

Grandpa has invited Deborah Adler to visit, but Grandma doesn't like her and is less than happy. And Liz has had to take extreme measures to try to get her son, Adam, into a new school.

Broadcast details

Monday 23rd August 2010
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 28th August 2010 10:45pm BBC2

Cast & crew

Simon Amstell Simon
Linda Bassett Grandma
Rebecca Front Tanya
James Smith Clive
Samantha Spiro Auntie Liz
Jamal Hadjkura Adam
Geoffrey Hutchings Grandpa
Guest cast
Pam Ferris Deborah (Grandpa's Old Flame)
Iwan Rheon Ben Theodore
Writing team
Simon Amstell Writer
Dan Swimer Writer
Jeremy Dyson Script Editor
Production team
Christine Gernon Director
Ben Cavey Producer
Sophie Clarke-Jervoise Executive Producer
Simon Lupton Executive Producer
Simon Bird Line Producer
Liana Del Giudice Editor
Jonathan Paul Green Production Designer
Rachel Freck Casting Director
Sarah Burns Costume Designer
Andy Hollis Director of Photography
Nichola Bellamy Make-up Designer
Paul Clark Composer
Lee Trevor 1st Assistant Director


Liz's Secret Church Visit

Liz reveals that she's been going to see a Priest in an attempt to get Adam into a religious school.

Featuring: Simon Amstell (Simon), Linda Bassett (Grandma), Rebecca Front (Tanya), Jamal Hadjkura (Adam), Geoffrey Hutchings (Grandpa), James Smith (Clive) & Samantha Spiro (Auntie Liz).

Acting Advice

Grandpa has invited Deborah Adler to visit, who has written a book about acting.

Featuring: Simon Amstell (Simon), Rebecca Front (Tanya), Geoffrey Hutchings (Grandpa), James Smith (Clive) & Pam Ferris (Deborah).

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