Waiting For God. Image shows from L to R: Diana Trent (Stephanie Cole), Tom Ballard (Graham Crowden). Copyright: BBC
Waiting For God

Waiting For God

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One
  • 1990 - 1994
  • 47 episodes (5 series)

Sitcom about two elderly delinquents determined to grow old disgracefully at the Bayview Retirement Home. Stars Graham Crowden, Stephanie Cole, Daniel Hill, Janine Duvitski, Andrew Tourell and more.

Episode menu

Series 4, Episode 2

Diana and Tom have moved in together. On paper it seems like a mutually beneficial arrangement, but in practice is far from ideal. Someone'll have to give in - eventually! Meanwhile, there's a very quiet new resident at Bayview who's got Diana worried.

Broadcast details

Thursday 16th September 1993
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 17th May 2013 4:30pm Yesterday
Friday 17th May 2013 8:00pm Yesterday
Saturday 25th May 2013 7:00pm Yesterday
Sunday 26th May 2013 6:00pm Yesterday
Wednesday 19th February 2014 8:20pm Drama
Thursday 10th July 2014 6:30am Gold
Saturday 14th March 2015 5:40pm Drama
Sunday 15th March 2015 7:45am Gold
Monday 5th June 2017 1:40pm Drama
Monday 5th June 2017 6:00pm Drama
Monday 7th August 2017 1:40pm Drama
Monday 7th August 2017 6:00pm Drama
Monday 9th April 2018 8:05am Gold
Monday 9th April 2018 2:20pm Gold
Friday 26th October 2018 7:30am Gold
Saturday 27th October 2018 7:25am Gold
Tuesday 17th September 2019 6:40pm Drama
Tuesday 11th August 2020 6:00pm Drama
Wednesday 14th October 2020 6:00pm Drama
Thursday 13th May 2021 6:00pm Drama

Cast & crew

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)
Gwenllian Davies Gwen Kent (New Resident)
James Warrior Mr. Kent
Melita Manger Mrs. Kent
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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