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 6 is repeated on Drama tomorrow at 6pm.

Series 2, Episode 1

After a spate of deaths and health scares at the home, Tom decides to take up counselling to help those around him. At the same time, he takes the opportunity to conduct a survey to predict who'll die first!

Broadcast details

Thursday 5th September 1991
30 minutes


  1. Wednesday 14th April 2021 at 6:00pm on Drama

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
Michael Bilton Basil
Guest cast
Chico Andrade Antonio (Gardener)
John Crocker Vicar
Angela Bruce Judy
Joanna Dickens Tess
Amanda Wise Woman 1
Jan Newling Woman 2
Writing team
Michael Aitkens Writer
Production team
Gareth Gwenlan Director
Gareth Gwenlan Producer

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