Grandpa's Great Escape

Synopsis: A boy decides to help his Grandpa, a WW2 flying ace who now suffers from Alzheimer's disease, escape from an old folks' home run by a woman with ulterior motives.
Genre: Family
72 min

pretending it's the war, Jack.

What if he attacks that nice

German lady who works in Bejam's?

This food is diabolical.

Then we can have the

charlady taken out and shot!

I'm trying to help.

So we tried to play along and

that worked out for a while

until one night,

Dad found Grandpa sitting

on the church roof.

Love? He's on the church roof this time.

I don't know how he got up there.

There's only one person

who can get him down.

You are joking? This is a saga now.

We need Jack, you know how

close he is to his grandpa.

It's too late.

Jack's got a geography test tomorrow

and I've got a ton of make-up to shift.

Or do you want a garage full

of unsold Bucks Fizz eyeshadow?

I'm going to help Grandpa, Mum,

it's up to you if you come or not.

Well, let me get this off first.

Come on, Mum!

What time do you call this?

Mum, stop ruining everything for me.

We will have words later, young lady.

Are you Shelley's sister?

No, silly, I'm her mum but I

know, I look young for my age.

And you must be...?

Dazza, but I do often get

mistaken for Simon Le Bon.

Oh, yeah, I bet you do.


I want you in bed in one minute.

Goodnight, Mrs Shelley's mum.

I can see you.

He's gone completely cuckoo.

Oh, Jack, help him, please.

What in St Peter's name is going on here?

Get down off my roof, you vandal!

Think you're a good shot,

hey? We'll see about that!

My father gets a little

confused sometimes.

Confused? He's certifiable.

What if he falls off?

I don't want to spend me

morning scooping him up.

You want us to fetch

the air rifle, Reverend?

- Yeah, yeah, yeah.

- Yeah, that'll bring him down.

- That worked for the pigeons, didn't it?

- No, please, just wait.

Wing Commander, this is base, over.

What? this is Wing Commander,

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David Walliams

David Edward Williams (born 20 August 1971), known professionally as David Walliams, is an English comedian, actor, author, and presenter known for his partnership with Matt Lucas on the BBC One sketch show Little Britain. Since 2012, Walliams has been a judge on the ITV talent show Britain's Got Talent. He wrote and starred in two series of the BBC One sitcom Big School, playing the role of chemistry teacher Keith Church. In 2015, he starred as Tommy Beresford in the BBC series Partners in Crime based on the Tommy and Tuppence novels by Agatha Christie. Walliams is also a writer of children's books. He has sold more than 25 million copies and his books have been translated into 53 languages. He has been described as "the fastest growing children's author in the UK" and his literary style has been compared to that of Roald Dahl. more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018

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