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 4, Episode 6 - A Domestic Comedy

When Nanny has to visit her injured sister, Patrick begins looking for a temporary replacement. Meanwhile, the girls decide to contact a dating agency on behalf of their father.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 20th July 1971
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
Guest cast
Joan Sims Miss Armitage
Richard Wattis Domestic Agency Manager
Lane Meddick Mr. Smith (Marriage Bureau Manager)
Joan Scott Mrs Freeman
Bee Duffell Mrs O'Hagerty
Muguette de Braie Mrs Veradi
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