Father, Dear Father (film)

Father, Dear Father is a 1973 film based on the popular Thames Television sitcom of the same name Father, Dear Father and directed by William G. Stewart.[1]

Father, Dear Father
Directed byWilliam G. Stewart
Produced byPeter J. Thompson
Written byBrian Cooke
Johnnie Mortimer
StarringPatrick Cargill
Natasha Pyne
Ann Holloway
Noel Dyson
Joyce Carey
Richard O'Sullivan
Music byNachum Heiman
CinematographyAlan Hume
Edited byTimothy Gee
A Sedgemoor-M.M. Film Production
Distributed byJ. Arthur Rank Film Distributors
Release date
  • May 1973 (1973-05) (UK)
Running time
99 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom

The story is based on episodes from seasons 1 & 2.


Patrick feels his daughters need a mother so he decides to marry his agent Georgie (Jill Melford), only then mistakenly to propose to the cleaning lady (Beryl Reid).[2]


Some of the cast is different from the television series:

Critical reception

Sky Movies called it a "so-so comedy film version of the successful TV sitcom." [3]


  1. "Father Dear Father | BFI | BFI". Explore.bfi.org.uk. Retrieved 17 March 2014.
  2. "Movies like 'Father Dear Father' (1973) : 100 similar movies ! (page 1/10)". Moviecus.com. 6 March 2014. Retrieved 17 March 2014.
  3. "Father Dear Father - Sky Movies HD". Skymovies.sky.com. 8 September 2006. Retrieved 17 March 2014.

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