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 5 - Baby, Won't You Please Come Home

The arrival of Philip, Patrick's younger brother, breaks the relative calmness of the morning. He is accompanied by a guest whom Patrick thinks should be handed over to the police!

Broadcast details

Date
Tuesday 24th June 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
Joyce Carey Patrick's Mother
Guest cast
Donald Sinden Philip Glover
Patrick McAlinney Connelly
Frank Dunne Dominic O'Brien
Carmel McSharry Mrs O'Brien
Roger Avon Boat Owner
Desmond Callum Jones Delivery Man
Writing team
Johnnie Mortimer Writer
Brian Cooke Writer
Production team
William G Stewart Producer
Malcolm Goulding Production Designer
Gordon Franks Composer