Father, Dear Father. Image shows from L to R: Karen Glover (Ann Holloway), Patrick Glover (Patrick Cargill), Anna Glover (Natasha Pyne). Copyright: Thames Television
Father, Dear Father

Father, Dear Father

  • TV sitcom
  • ITV1
  • 1968 - 1973
  • 45 episodes (7 series)

Crime novelist Patrick Glover struggles to juggle an ex-wife, a Nanny, his ageing mother, two young daughters - and the occasional romantic interlude. Stars Patrick Cargill, Natasha Pyne, Ann Holloway, Noel Dyson, Ursula Howells and more.

Key cast & crew credits

Patrick Cargill Patrick Glover
Natasha Pyne Anna Glover
Ann Holloway Karen Glover
Noel Dyson (as Noël Dyson) Nanny
Ursula Howells Barbara Mossman
Joyce Carey Patrick's Mother
Sally Bazely Georgie (Series 1-2)
Dawn Addams Georgie (Series 4-7)
Tony Britton Bill Mossman (Series 6-7)
Jeremy Child Timothy Tanner (Series 6-7)
Writing team
Johnnie Mortimer Writer
Brian Cooke Writer
Production team
William G Stewart Director
William G Stewart Producer
Malcolm Goulding Production Designer (Series 1-2)
Bernard Spencer Production Designer (Series 3 & 6)
Tony Borer Production Designer (Series 4)
Harry Clark Production Designer (Series 4-5)
Roger Allan Production Designer (Series 6-7)
Gordon Franks Composer

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