First Word: Supergran
- The List
- 12 August 2009
As Supergran, a grandmother with superpowers, she brightened and lightened the hearts of youngsters everywhere. Here Gudrun Ure talks roast chicken, pensioners and Barack Obama
First record you ever bought
I have never bought a record.
Last time you were chatted up
The chance would be a fine thing!
First film that really moved you
I have not a clue.
Last lie you told
I’m too goody-goody.
First movie you ever went to on a date
We didn’t – the war was on and nobody was around.
Last time you cried
I don’t do crying.
First thing you do when you get time off work
I go to bed.
Last great meal you cooked
Simon Hopkinson’s roast chicken with lemon for my family – I can recommend it.
Your last extravagant purchase
White shoes – they cost a fortune but were beautiful.
I had a great admiration for my history teacher
Last book you read
Barack Obama’s autobiography – fascinating.
First piece of advice you were given
I don’t remember being given any.
Last time you were starstruck?
I don’t go in for being starstruck.
First thing you would do if you ran the country
Pensioners would get a much better deal.
Last meal on earth - what would it be?
A very nice cannelloni.
First song you would sing at karaoke
Have you ever exploited your position?
First time you realised you were famous
Last time someone criticised your work
I don’t remember.
First word used by friends to describe you
Last time you made an impulse buy and regretted it
A mail-order skirt and top.
What was the first concert ever attended
Last time you bought someone flowers
For a friend’s birthday party.
First thing you think of when you wake up in the morning
How many times did I get up in the night for the loo?
Last thing you think of before sleep
Will I get to sleep?
Supergran Series 1 is out on DVD on 10 August, Network DVD release.