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.

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Series 4, Episode 7

Harvey's on the verge of a complete nervous breakdown, convinced he's losing his hair. Diana, meanwhile, is on the warpath after discovering that an art class has been cut by the local council.

Broadcast details

Thursday 21st October 1993
30 minutes


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Thursday 27th February 2014 8:20pm Drama
Tuesday 22nd July 2014 6:30am Gold
Friday 5th December 2014 7:00am Gold
Friday 5th December 2014 11:50am Gold
Sunday 29th March 2015 5:10pm Drama
Monday 12th June 2017 1:40pm Drama
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Monday 14th August 2017 6:00pm Drama
Monday 16th April 2018 8:00am Gold
Friday 2nd November 2018 7:10am Gold
Tuesday 24th September 2019 6:40pm Drama
Tuesday 18th August 2020 6:00pm Drama
Wednesday 21st October 2020 6:00pm Drama
Thursday 20th May 2021 6:00pm Drama
Wednesday 2nd November 2022 5:25pm Drama
Thursday 3rd November 2022 1:15am Drama
Tuesday 8th August 2023 5:20pm 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
Michael Bilton Basil
Guest cast
Myfanwy Talog Gloria
Nick Burnell Driver
Aftab Sachak Mr Patel
Peter Tuddenham Mr Davis
Eileen Davies Mrs Pershaw
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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