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Grandma's House. Image shows from L to R: Grandma (Linda Bassett), Simon (Simon Amstell), Tanya (Rebecca Front). Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions.

Grandma's House

BBC Two sitcom. 12 episodes (2 series), 2010 - 2012. Stars Simon Amstell, Linda Bassett, Rebecca Front, James Smith, Samantha Spiro, Jamal Hadjkura, Vincent Franklin and others.

Series 1, Episode 5 - The Day Simon Felt The Family Was Ready To Be Healed

Simon has been on a life changing course and has decided it's his job to heal the family.

Full synopsis

Simon starts by giving his Granddad an exercise ball. Tanya has had a realisation that maybe Clive isn't the man for her, and when the family discover that Simon has organised a surprise for them, they are fearful what Grandma might do to him.

Broadcast details

Monday 6th September 2010
30 minutes


  1. Saturday 11th September 2010 at 11:55pm on BBC2

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Simon Amstell Simon
Linda Bassett Grandma
Rebecca Front Tanya
James Smith Clive
Samantha Spiro Auntie Liz
Geoffrey Hutchings Grandpa
Guest cast
Allan Corduner Roger
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
Liana Del Giudice Editor
Jonathan Paul Green Production Designer
Paul Clark Composer


I forgive you for the divorce, mum

Simon attempts to convince his mum to go on a retreat.

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

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