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 4 - The Day Simon Decided He Was Forlorn

Simon is having a life crisis and is depressed. The situation is exacerbated when a guest he interviewed on his show attacks him in the press.

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Further details

Tanya is moving into Clive's house, much to Simon's irritation. Meanwhile, Grandma and Grandpa are planning a cruise.

Broadcast details

Monday 30th August 2010
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Simon Amstell Simon
Linda Bassett Grandma
Rebecca Front Tanya
James Smith Clive
Samantha Spiro Auntie Liz
Jamal Hadjkura Adam
Geoffrey Hutchings Grandpa
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


Hot Air Balloon

Should Simon take up the offer of a reality show?

Featuring: Simon Amstell (Simon), Linda Bassett (Grandma), Rebecca Front (Tanya), Geoffrey Hutchings (Grandpa) & Samantha Spiro (Auntie Liz).

Simon's BBQ

Simon uses a barbeque as an excuse to leave Grandma's house. However his mum is not pleased and uses emotional blackmail to try to make him stay.

Featuring: Simon Amstell (Simon) & Rebecca Front (Tanya).

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