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

ITV sitcom about a middle-aged author and his daughters. 45 episodes (7 series), 1968 - 1973. Stars Patrick Cargill, Natasha Pyne, Ann Holloway, Noel Dyson and others.

Series 2, Episode 1 - Unhappy Birthday

The common cold has no respect for surprise birthday parties, as Patrick finds out when he has to spend the day in bed.

Broadcast details

Date
Tuesday 27th May 1969
Time
8:30pm
Channel
ITV
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Patrick Cargill Patrick Glover
Natasha Pyne Anna Glover
Ann Holloway Karen Glover
Noel Dyson (as Noël Dyson) Nanny
Sally Bazely Georgie
Guest cast
Thorley Walters Dr Peter Fraser
Michael Segal Ian Smythe
Jane Bough Maggie
Writing team
Johnnie Mortimer Writer
Brian Cooke Writer
Production team
William G Stewart Producer
Malcolm Goulding Production Designer
Gordon Franks Composer