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Grandpa In My Pocket is a comedy drama series commissioned by Michael Carrington for CBeebies. The programme stars James Bolam, Jay Ruckley, Josie Cable, Zara Ramm and Sam Ellis. The story centres on Grandpa (James Bolam), who owns a magical Shrinking Cap, which only his grandson Jason (Jay Ruckley) knows about. This cap enables him to shrink dramatically and experience many magical adventures, including finding a hamster under the floorboards and bringing a home-made robot to life.

According to the BBC press office, "Grandpa In My Pocket explores the hugely important relationship between grandchildren and grandparents by turning it on its head".

The show is set in a fictional location called "Sunnysands"

Production Company: Adastra Creative

Year of Publication: 2009

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Alternative Names

  • Grandpa in my Pocket (CBeeBies)