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.

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 1 - The Proposal

Patrick believes his teenage daughters are missing a mother figure in their life - so he sets out to provide them with one.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 5th November 1968
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 7th August 2019 11:00am Forces TV
Wednesday 7th August 2019 6:00pm Forces TV
Thursday 8th August 2019 1:00am Forces TV

Cast & crew

Patrick Cargill Patrick Glover
Natasha Pyne Anna Glover
Ann Holloway Karen Glover
Noel Dyson (as Noël Dyson) Nanny
Sally Bazely Georgie
Guest cast
George Betton Caxton Hall Official
Joseph O'Conor Father Larkin
Writing team
Johnnie Mortimer Writer
Brian Cooke Writer
Production team
William G Stewart Producer
Malcolm Goulding Production Designer
Gordon Franks Composer

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