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 7 - Lost Weekend

Having triple-booked himself, Patrick is not sure whether he should be in Brighton, Herne Bay or watching The Sound Of Music. He will have to disappoint somebody, but who; his daughters, his mother, or his agent?

Broadcast details

Tuesday 17th December 1968
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Patrick Cargill Patrick Glover
Natasha Pyne Anna Glover
Ann Holloway Karen Glover
Noel Dyson (as Noël Dyson) Nanny
Joyce Carey Patrick's Mother
Sally Bazely Georgie
Guest cast
George Woodbridge Arthur
Marcia Ashton Bridget
Peggy Ann Clifford Martha
Writing team
Johnnie Mortimer Writer
Brian Cooke Writer
Production team
William G Stewart Producer
Malcolm Goulding Production Designer
Gordon Franks Composer
Sylva Nadolny Production Designer

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