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 4 is repeated on Drama tomorrow at 6pm.

Series 5, Episode 5

Marion's hysterical with lust for Fat Boy Higgins, flatly refusing to accept that he was in fact Geoffrey. At Bayview, Diana's rushed to hospital after collapsing at Tom's shock proposal of marriage, and Jane's pursuing her newfound desire to become a bride of Christ.

Broadcast details

Thursday 6th October 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
David Ellison Mr Nichols (Geoffrey's Boss)
James Lance Boy in Hospital
Natasha Bain Nurse
Leonard Rowe Gurgling Man
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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