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 2 is repeated on Drama today at 6pm.

Series 3, Episode 5

Jane's discovered her assertive side following her engagement, and Diana's shocked to be told quite bluntly that she makes life for the other residents somewhat miserable. She's not really that selfish, is she?

Broadcast details

Thursday 8th October 1992
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
Michael Bilton Basil
Guest cast
Chico Andrade Antonio (Gardener)
Caroline Harding Janet Follett (Estate Agent)
Noel Dyson Anna Saville (Old Lady Landlord)
Rowena Cooper Cynthia Barnes (Age Action Woman)
Adrian Mills Dave Preston (TV Presenter)
David Tysall Inspector Davies
Writing team
Michael Aitkens Writer
Production team
Gareth Gwenlan Director
Gareth Gwenlan Producer
Chris Wadsworth Editor
John Dunstan Editor
Roger Harris Production Designer
Graham Lough Production Designer

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