Catherine Tate's Nan. Nan (Catherine Tate). Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions.

Catherine Tate's Nan

BBC One sitcom a sweary grandmother. 3 episodes (pilot + 1 series), 2014 - 2015. Stars Catherine Tate, Mathew Horne, Niky Wardley and Richard Sandling.

Nan - Pilot

Comedy featuring Catherine Tate's Nan character.

Further details

Catherine Tate's Nan. Image shows from L to R: Nan (Catherine Tate), Alice (Ami Metcalf). Copyright: Tiger Aspect Productions.

While Jamie, Nan's grandson, is away in Africa doing voluntary work, a young girl called Alice has been allocated to Nan by the Young and Old Buddy-Up Foundation to keep her company and cheer her up.

Alice soon discovers that Nan's kitchen tap is broken, and accompanies her to the council office to arrange to get it fixed. Unfortunately Nan, in her usual style, causes mayhem and upset at the offices, ending with her being given a community service order to work in the local hospital.

Meanwhile Jamie, who is Skyping regularly from Africa, is concerned when he sees Nan in hospital, thinking she is seriously ill. At the same time, new neighbours have moved in across the corridor, and Nan gets involved in preparations for their family wedding party.

Broadcast details

Saturday 4th January 2014
35 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Catherine Tate Nan
    Mathew Horne Jamie
    Richard Sandling Steve
    Guest cast
    Ami Metcalf Alice
    Niky Wardley Miss Donelly (Council receptionist)
    Adlyn Ross Mira (New neighbour)
    Frank Henson Alfie (Patient)
    Alec Nicholls Doctor / Surgeon
    Sonya Raymond Little Dog Lady / Little Burka Lady
    David Webber Geoff (Security)
    Elizabeth Webster Gypsy Lady / Burka Lady 2
    Jaspal Mattu Raz 'n' Dave
    Hinal Pattani Raz 'n' Dave
    Writing team
    Catherine Tate Writer
    Brett Goldstein Writer
    Dan Swimer Writer
    Production team
    Geoff Posner Director
    Sophie Clarke-Jervoise Executive Producer
    Catherine Tate Executive Producer
    Geoff Posner Producer
    Richard Halladey Editor
    Howard Goodall Composer
    Jo Sutherland Production Designer
    Philip Pope Composer


    Jamie video calls Nan

    Jamie video calls Nan and is concerned when he sees she's in hospital.

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    Featuring: Catherine Tate (Nan), Mathew Horne (Jamie), Ami Metcalf (Alice).

    Nan visits the council offices

    Nan needs a faulty tap fixed and pays a visit to the local council offices.

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    Featuring: Catherine Tate (Nan), Ami Metcalf (Alice), Niky Wardley (Miss Donelly), Richard Sandling (Steve), David Webber (Geoff).


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