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Supergran heads to DVD for the first time

Supergran

If you've got a soft spot for 80s kids TV, you just might be the kind of person who will love Supergran, which heads to DVD for the first time next month.

For the uninitiated, Supergran first hit our screens back in 1985, the tale of Granny Smith (Gudrun Ure), a sweet old lady living a sedate life in the Scottish coastal town of Chisleton. That's until she is accidentally struck by a stray beam from Inventor Black’s magic ray machine and transformed into 'Supergran', using her powers against Chisleton’s local villain, The Scunner Campbell, and his unpleasant cohorts, Dustin and Muscles.

Alongside regular cast members Iain Cuthbertson and Bill Shine, Supergran also features guest appearances from the likes of George Best, Lulu, Spike Milligan, Patrick Troughton, Charles Hawtrey and Geoff Capes, with a theme tune by Billy Connolly thrown in for good measure. Series one hits the stores on 10th August 2009, covering two discs and selling officially for £19.99 (although Amazon has already marked it down to £12.98 for pre-orders).

Find out more at the Amazon website

  • I remember the programme well – it annoyed the hell out of me…

  • Alistair Short

    Thank you

  • jo jo

    second season was ok