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 7, Episode 1 - Flat Spin

With one of his daughters now married, Patrick had assumed that his troubles would be halved. Unfortunately, Anna has returned from her honeymoon and no longer has a flat. Patrick decides to lend a hand in the couple's property search.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 2nd January 1973
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Patrick Cargill Patrick Glover
Natasha Pyne Anna Glover
Ann Holloway Karen Glover
Noel Dyson (as Noël Dyson) Nanny
Jeremy Child Timothy Tanner
Guest cast
Hugh Paddick Mr. Nash
Meredith Edwards Emlyn
Rita Henderson Jenny
Richard Thornton Arthur
Writing team
Johnnie Mortimer Writer
Brian Cooke Writer
Production team
William G Stewart Director
William G Stewart Producer
Roger Allan Production Designer
Gordon Franks Composer

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