TV Preview: Grandpa’s Great Escape
+ Q&A with David Walliams and Tom Courtenay
David Walliams’ story of a daring care-home escape has an all-star cast.
BBC-King Bert 2017
Dir Elliot Hegarty
With Kit Connor, Tom Courtenay, Jennifer Saunders
When his family is unable to look after him, Grandpa is moved to an old people’s home run by the troublesome Miss Dandy. His grandson Jack helps him attempt a daring escape which, if successful, will reunite Grandpa with the Spitfire he piloted during WWII. The traditional pairing of David Walliams and family Christmas TV continues with this all-star production, which includes a role for the author too.
David Walliams will be signing books after this event for ticket holders only (time permitting).
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