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The adventures of a super-powered granny who fights crime in her community.
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1987   1986   1985  
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Series cast summary:
Gudrun Ure Gudrun Ure ...  Supergran / ... 27 episodes, 1985-1987
Iain Cuthbertson ...  The Scunner Campbell / ... 27 episodes, 1985-1987
Bill Shine ...  Inventor Black / ... 27 episodes, 1985-1987
Alan Snell Alan Snell ...  The Muscles / ... 27 episodes, 1985-1987
Brian Lewis Brian Lewis ...  The Muscles / ... 27 episodes, 1985-1987
Bill Mitchell Bill Mitchell ...  Reporter 27 episodes, 1985-1987
Terry Joyce Terry Joyce ...  P.C. Leekie / ... 17 episodes, 1985-1987
Samantha Duffy Samantha Duffy ...  Edison 14 episodes, 1986-1987
Michael Graham Michael Graham ...  Willard 14 episodes, 1986-1987
Jason Carrielies Jason Carrielies ...  Tub 14 episodes, 1986-1987
Holly English Holly English ...  Edison 13 episodes, 1985
Iam Towell Iam Towell ...  Willard 13 episodes, 1985
Lee Marshall ...  Tub 13 episodes, 1985
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An elderly Scottish grandmother gains superpowers in an accident and KICKS ASS to protect her grandson and elderly friends from a dangerous criminal.

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In a small British town, there is an old lady who is making the best of her weak condition. However, the small time criminal mastermind, The Scunner Campbell (Iain Cuthbertson), has stolen a new invention that he hopes will grant superpowers to himself; as soon as he makes it work that is. However, a botched firing makes the beam go astray and it hits the Grannie instead. Suddenly, the lady gains super strength and speed to become the local superhero, Supergran (Gudrun Ure). Now, Supergran protects her town from the forces of evil, although The Scunner Campbell is not exactly a major challenge. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

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Sir Billy Connolly (Angus McSporran) sang the theme tune. See more »

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Referenced in No 73: Episode #7.46 (1987) See more »

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Sunday teatime fun
21 June 2005 | by chris_gaskin123See all my reviews

I often used to watch Supergran when it was on in the 1980's. This was usually screened on ITV on Sunday at around 5-6pm, teatime.

It is about a Gran who is given special powers and when people needed help or were in trouble, they called on her to sort them out, mostly involving crime.

Each episode lasted 30 minutes and usually broke off for some adverts in the middle, which was quite annoying.

Supergran was played by Grudun Ure and the cast also included Ian Cuthbertson and Bill Shine. Each episode had a special guest star. The Supergran theme song was sung by Billy Connolly.

Although some people who I know thought this was silly, I enjoyed some of the episodes and would be good to see some again.


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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

20 January 1985 (UK) See more »

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Tyne Tees Television See more »
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(26 episodes) | (christmas special)

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