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 5 - Come Back Little Sheba

It seems a rather optimistic request when Patrick's publisher asks him to look after his golden hamster. Inevitably the hamster decides to go into hiding!

Broadcast details

Date
Tuesday 13th July 1971
Time
8:30pm
Channel
ITV1
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Cast
Patrick Cargill Patrick Glover
Natasha Pyne Anna Glover
Ann Holloway Karen Glover
Noel Dyson (as Noël Dyson) Nanny
Guest cast
Michael Segal Ian Smythe
Diana King Norah Smythe
Peter Jones Mr. Piper
Writing team
Johnnie Mortimer Writer
Brian Cooke Writer
Production team
William G Stewart Director
William G Stewart Producer
Harry Clark Production Designer
Gordon Franks Composer

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