Supergran, 1985

A forgotten Sunday afternoon kids gem.  Super Gran was a 1980’s children’s television programme, about a grandmother with super powers.  The programme ran for two series totalling 27 episodes between 1985 and 1987.

TheTV  show was adapted by Jenny McDade from books written by Forrest Wilson and produced by Tyne Tees Television for Children’s ITV.

There was a particuarly memorable theme song by Billy Connolly.


Set in the fictional town of Chiselton, the story follows the adventures of a rickety old grandmother, after an accident imbues her with superpowers.







Gudrun Ure
Iain Cuthbertson
Bill Shine
Alan Snell
Brian Lewis


Channel: ITV
Created By: Forrest Wilson
Original Transmission: 20th January 1985 – 31st May 1987


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One Response

  1. Trev Brown

    Amazed to see that Gudrun Ure is still going at 91, that can’t be bad!


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