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 6, Episode 4 - Unaccustomed As I Am

Having been asked to give a speech for Founder's Day at his old school, Patrick sets to work with enthusiasm. When he's asked to take part in an old boys' cricket match as well, disaster is surely the only outcome!

Broadcast details

Date
Tuesday 4th July 1972
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
James Appleby Milkman
Leslie Phillips Basil
Jack Hulbert Headmaster
Roger Avon The Vet
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

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