Grandpa in My Pocket is a comedy series commissioned by Michael Carrington for CBeebies, the BBC's dedicated pre-school and nursery channel targeting children aged 2–7 years. The programme stars James Bolam as a magical grandpa, who owns a magical secret "shrinking cap", which only his 8-year-old grandson iggle piggle (played by Jay Ruckley) knows about. This cap enables him to shrink to about 4 inches tall, become a CGI-animated character, run very fast, and bring toys and objects to life. This allows him to experience many amazing adventures which are told via voice-over narration by Jason, including finding a hamster under the floorboards, bringing a home-made robot to life, and driving Jason's toy car and biplane. The programme also stars Josie Cable, Zara Ramm and Sam Ellis, as Jason’

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  • Grandpa in My Pocket is a comedy series commissioned by Michael Carrington for CBeebies, the BBC's dedicated pre-school and nursery channel targeting children aged 2–7 years. The programme stars James Bolam as a magical grandpa, who owns a magical secret "shrinking cap", which only his 8-year-old grandson iggle piggle (played by Jay Ruckley) knows about. This cap enables him to shrink to about 4 inches tall, become a CGI-animated character, run very fast, and bring toys and objects to life. This allows him to experience many amazing adventures which are told via voice-over narration by Jason, including finding a hamster under the floorboards, bringing a home-made robot to life, and driving Jason's toy car and biplane. The programme also stars Josie Cable, Zara Ramm and Sam Ellis, as Jason’s sister, mother and father, respectively. 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" He is dead. Following the success of the first series, a second was commissioned in March 2009, with a third filmed in 2010, after the third season, the series was assumed to have ended, however over 2 years later, a fourth season went into production, in the year 2013, before airing 4 years after filming commenced on the third season. A fourth series was produced in 2013 with broadcast beginning in 2014. The fourth season introduces some changes to the plot. Jason, who is now a teenager, has moved with his family into a windmill which they have opened as a hotel. Jason and Jemima's younger cousins Josh and Elsie (played by Harvey Thorn and Sezen Djouma) have come to stay for the summer, and the two become the series narrators as Grandpa decides to let them in on the secret of the shrinking cap. (en)
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  • Grandpa in My Pocket is a comedy series commissioned by Michael Carrington for CBeebies, the BBC's dedicated pre-school and nursery channel targeting children aged 2–7 years. The programme stars James Bolam as a magical grandpa, who owns a magical secret "shrinking cap", which only his 8-year-old grandson iggle piggle (played by Jay Ruckley) knows about. This cap enables him to shrink to about 4 inches tall, become a CGI-animated character, run very fast, and bring toys and objects to life. This allows him to experience many amazing adventures which are told via voice-over narration by Jason, including finding a hamster under the floorboards, bringing a home-made robot to life, and driving Jason's toy car and biplane. The programme also stars Josie Cable, Zara Ramm and Sam Ellis, as Jason’ (en)
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