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 1

Diana is distraught when she receives a letter informing her that her investments have gone bad, leaving her bankrupt. As she hot-foots it to London to shout at the receivers, Tom discovers his apartment has rising damp.

Broadcast details

Thursday 9th September 1993
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
    Lucy Aston Sarah Snow (Diana's Niece)
    Chico Andrade Antonio (Gardener)
    Tara Ward Jane Malcolm (Receiver)
    Andrew Hilton Admiral
    Jeremy Beaton Cabbie
    Leonard Webster Postman
    Sean Patterson Secretary
    Writing team
    Michael Aitkens Writer
    Production team
    Gareth Gwenlan Director
    Gareth Gwenlan Producer
    Chris Wadsworth Editor
    John Dunstan Editor
    Roger Harris Production Designer

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