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.

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

2015 Specials - Knees Up Wilmott-Brown

When the freehold on Nan's block of flats is bought up by property developers, all the residents join together to fight for their survival. All except Nan, who bought her flat in the 1980s and finds herself holding a unique position of power.

Further details

When the freehold on Nan's block of flats in London's newly fashionable East End is bought up by some ruthless property developers, all the residents join together to fight for their survival. All except Nan, that is, who, having bought her own flat in the 1980s, finds herself holding a unique position of power over the developers and their oily representative, the unfortunate Charles Wilmott.

Evan Davis

In this episode, Joannie Taylor finds herself centre stage in the Newsnight studio facing a grilling from presenter Evan Davis.

Evan is of course no stranger to awkward interviewees, but Nan was almost too much even for a man of his considerable experience. He said of his meeting with the irrepressible pensioner: "I always think a dream edition of Newsnight is one which is unpredictable, occasionally uncontrolled and in which the guests really speak their minds. But strangely, while Nan delivered all these qualities, I'm not dreaming of interviewing her again soon".

Some months after their explosive confrontation he adds: "I think I've recovered now".

Broadcast details

Date
Wednesday 30th December 2015
Time
10:25pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
35 minutes

Repeats

    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Catherine Tate Nan
    Mathew Horne Jamie
    Guest cast
    Adam James Charles Wilmott
    Niky Wardley Lorna
    Joan Hodges Peggy
    Michael Phong Le Trong Tri
    Evan Davis Self
    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
    Pete Thornton Producer
    Adam Bokey Editor
    Howard Goodall Composer
    James Dillon Production Designer
    Philip Pope Composer

    Video

    Nan supports the Tenants' Association

    Nan decides the tenants in her tower block need her help, whether they want it or not.

    Featuring: Catherine Tate (Nan), Niky Wardley (Lorna), Mathew Horne (Jamie).

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