Don't Wait Up. Image shows from L to R: Tom Latimer (Nigel Havers), Angela Latimer (Dinah Sheridan), Toby Latimer (Tony Britton). Copyright: BBC.

Don't Wait Up

BBC One sitcom about a father and son. 39 episodes (6 series), 1983 - 1990. Stars Tony Britton, Nigel Havers, Dinah Sheridan, Richard Heffer and others.

Don't Wait Up. Image shows from L to R: Tom Latimer (Nigel Havers), Toby Latimer (Tony Britton). Copyright: BBC.

Don't Wait Up

Father and son doctors, Toby and Tom Latimer, find themselves divorcing their wives and at a crossroads in their life

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1983 - 1990
Channel
BBC One
Episodes
39   (6 series)
Starring
Tony Britton, Nigel Havers, Dinah Sheridan, Richard Heffer, Simon Williams, Jane How, Tricia George, Susan Valentine and others
Writer
George Layton
Director
Harold Snoad
Producer
Harold Snoad

Tom Latimer, a hard-working G.P., has just come through a rather unpleasant and expensive divorce. His ex-wife, Helen, has the very large and lovely house while he lives in a flat. To make matters worse he even has to pay her rent to use his surgery. The last thing he needs is his father, Toby, a Harley Street dermatologist, announcing that he needs a place to stay because he has fallen out with Tom's mother.

Production Details

Production company
Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Tuesday 25th October 1983 on BBC One at 7:40pm
Last new broadcast
Sunday 25th March 1990 on BBC One at 7:15pm
Length of episodes
30 minutes

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