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 4, Episode 3 - Housey-Housey

After enjoying a relaxing 6-week holiday in the sun, Patrick returns home to find that the council have decided to build a fly-over outside his house.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 29th June 1971
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Patrick Cargill Patrick Glover
Natasha Pyne Anna Glover
Ann Holloway Karen Glover
Noel Dyson (as Noël Dyson) Nanny
Guest cast
Beryl Reid Beryl Pretty
Hugh Paddick Fanshawe
Robert Raglan Mr. Giddings
Ballard Berkeley Mr. Bates
Bill Pertwee Mr. Duffy
David Rowlands Young Man
Paddy Glynn Young Woman
Maurice Quick Vicar
Barbara Baber Vicar's Wife
Writing team
Johnnie Mortimer Writer
Brian Cooke Writer
Production team
William G Stewart Director
William G Stewart Producer
Tony Borer Production Designer
Gordon Franks Composer

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