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 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

Date
Thursday 28th June 1990
Time
8:30pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
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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