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 6, Episode 2 - Brother, Dear Brother

Patrick's brother, Philip, ends up in hospital and in his usual confusing way, Patrick himself has helped bring it about. If Philip hadn't done what he'd done and June hadn't written it in her diary then Patrick wouldn't have had the confrontation with the lady from the horse meat shop...

Broadcast details

Tuesday 20th June 1972
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
Elspet Gray Doctor
Joan Hickson Ethel
Freda Bamford Matron
Johnny Wade Griggs
Charlotte Howard June
James McManus Porter
Brian Godfrey William
Harold Bennett Mr. Riley
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