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 3, Episode 1 - This Is Your Wife

When a Bible-bashing American film producer shows interest in Patrick's latest novel, he tries to persuade his ex-wife to pretend that they are still married. When she refuses Patrick has to look for an alternative and ends up with more than he expected.

Broadcast details

Date
Tuesday 12th May 1970
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
Ursula Howells Barbara Mossman
Joyce Carey Patrick's Mother
Guest cast
Michael Segal Ian Smythe
Jan Holden Jo
Paul Whitsun-Jones Mr Schultz
Beryl Cooke Mrs Schultz
Writing team
Johnnie Mortimer Writer
Brian Cooke Writer
Production team
William G Stewart Director
William G Stewart Producer
Bernard Spencer Production Designer
Gordon Franks Composer