Dad. Image shows from L to R: Brian Hook (George Cole), Alan Hook (Kevin McNally). Copyright: BBC.


BBC One sitcom about three generations of males. 13 episodes (2 series), 1997 - 1999. Stars George Cole, Kevin McNally, Julia Hills and Toby Ross-Bryant.

Series 2, Episode 1 - Transcendadtal

With his stress levels on the rise, and becoming increasingly dependent on tranquilisers, Alan is encouraged by both his son and father to engage in some alternative relaxation therapy techniques.

Broadcast details

Monday 11th January 1999
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
George Cole Brian Hook
Kevin McNally Alan Hook
Julia Hills Beryl Hook
Toby Ross-Bryant Vincent Hook
Guest cast
John Barrard Mr. Cooperfield
Tim Briggs Estate Agent
Karl Jenkinson Policeman
Victoria McFarlane Casualty Nurse
Ben Richards Todd
Ralph Van Dijk Mick
Gerard James Actor
Writing team
Andrew Marshall Writer
Production team
Chris Wadsworth Editor
Laurence Williams Production Designer
Nick Wood Director
Juliet May Director
Marcus Mortimer Producer
Andrew Marshall Executive Producer