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 6 is repeated on Drama on Monday at 6:40pm.

Series 5, Episode 4

Jane, still reeling from his tryst with Marion, turns down the one thing she has always craved - a proposal of marriage from Harvey. Meanwhile, Diana reacts less than positively to a diagnosis of diabetes.


Despite appearing in this episode, Deddie Davies (Sister Sheila) is erroneously not credited.

Broadcast details

Thursday 29th September 1994
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
    Paddy Ward Jamie Edwards
    Guest cast
    Deddie Davies Sister Sheila
    Jemma Churchill Dr. Swain
    Roger Swaine Specialist
    Kim Barry Dietician
    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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