Read our critical review of bbc1s gangsta granny, a david walliams xmas story about a granny who isnt all that she seems. Little does ben suspect that his gangsta granny is still planning her greatest jewel heist ever stealing the crown jewels from the tower of london. Friday nights with granny have suddenly become the most exciting part of bens week. Gangsta granny, david walliams gangsta granny is a british childrens comedy fiction book, written by david walliams, illustrated by tony ross and published by harpercollins. Ben, a boy, hates having to stay with his granny every friday because his parents go to see a dancing show named strictly stars dancing. garrick theatre gangsta granny - see 773 traveler reviews, 195 candid photos, and great deals for london, uk, at tripadvisor. Gangsta granny, his most well-known title published in 2013, is a bestseller thats been adapted into a film as well as the stage. Fresh from a new national tour, the show comes to the west end for two weeks this august. Ben goes to his grannys house every friday evening when his parents go out to watch a ballroom dancing show.