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 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


    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
    Glenn Hyde Editor
    Chris Wadsworth Editor
    Don Giles Production Designer

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