Grandad, 1979

Clive Dunn will perhaps always be best remembered for his role as Corporal Jones in Dad’s Army.  However among his many other roles was his successful venture into children’s television with this BBC children’s sitcom Grandad.

The show ran for four series over five years between 1979 and 1984, totaling 22 episodes.

Summary

Charlie Quick is the caretaker of the Parkview Rehearsal Hall.  Everyone calls him Grandad.  He’s only too wiling to help the students who hire the hall, but usually just ends up getting in their way.

Clips

http://youtu.be/2ECdcra6m64

 

 

http://youtu.be/I-EuiI9Hzs0

 

 

http://youtu.be/g3vuFC7GnSI

Cast

Clive Dunn – Charlie Quick
Geoffrey Russell – Mr Watkins
James Marcus – Bert Bamford

Details

Channel: BBC1
Written By: Bob Block
Original Transmission Dates: 3rd October 1979 – February 1st 1984

Merchandising

There do not appear to be any commercial releases of this program.

 

 

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