The Crouches. Image shows from L to R: Adele Crouch (Ony Uhiara), Roly Crouch (Robbie Gee), Grandma Sylvie Crouch (Mona Hammond), Grandpa Langley Crouch (Rudolph Walker), Aiden Crouch (Akemnji Ndifornyen), Natalie Crouch (Jo Martin). Copyright: BBC.

The Crouches

BBC One sitcom about a black family. 12 episodes (2 series), 2003 - 2005. Stars Robbie Gee, Jo Martin, Rudolph Walker, Mona Hammond and others.

Series 1, Episode 4 - Heat

It seems Grandma feels the cold more than anyone else in the house and is responsible for the huge heating bill.

Further details

Roly is not happy. It seems Grandma feels the cold more than anyone else in the house and is responsible for the huge heating bill he has to pay for. Surely Grandpa Langley will come to Grandma's defence?

Grandma doesn't want to be a burden, so sneaks out that night and checks herself into a retirement home.The family visit Grandma - it's a chance for them all to get away from 'Scrooge' Crouch and enjoy above freezing temperatures for a change.

Broadcast details

Date
Tuesday 30th September 2003
Time
10:35pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Robbie Gee Roly Crouch
Jo Martin Natalie Crouch
Rudolph Walker Grandpa Langley Crouch
Mona Hammond Grandma Sylvie Crouch
Ony Uhiara Adele Crouch
Akemnji Ndifornyen Aiden Crouch
Don Warrington Bailey
Jimmy Akingbola Dennis Ubakema
Guest cast
Alison Lintott Care Home Attendant
Writing team
Ian Pattison Writer
Production team
Nick Wood Director
Carlton Dixon Producer
Stephen McCrum Producer
Kenton Allen Executive Producer
Ian Pattison Executive Producer
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