Waiting For God. Image shows from L to R: Diana Trent (Stephanie Cole), Tom Ballard (Graham Crowden). Copyright: BBC.

Waiting For God

BBC One sitcom about a pair of ageing delinquents in a retirement home. 47 episodes (5 series), 1990 - 1994. Stars Graham Crowden, Stephanie Cole, Daniel Hill, Janine Duvitski and others.

Series 4, Episode 6 is repeated on Drama today at 6:40pm.

Series 1, Episode 1

Facing continued hostility from his son's wife, and despite the protests of his grandson - not to mention his own son's slight reluctance - Tom Ballard finds himself put out to pasture at the Bayview Retirement Home just outside Bournemouth. But Tom's not one to settle down quietly!

Broadcast details

Thursday 28th June 1990
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Graham Crowden Tom Ballard
    Stephanie Cole Diana Trent
    Daniel Hill Harvey Bains
    Janine Duvitski Jane Edwards
    Andrew Tourell Geoffrey Ballard
    Sandra Payne Marion Ballard
    Dawn Hope Jenny
    Guest cast
    Ross Thomson Davey
    Hilda Campbell-Russell Mrs Stephens
    Writing team
    Michael Aitkens Writer
    Production team
    Gareth Gwenlan Director
    Gareth Gwenlan Producer
    Steve Jamison Editor
    Rob Poole Editor
    Richard Brackenbury Production Designer

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