Father, Dear Father (film)

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Father, Dear Father
"Father Dear Father" (1973 film).jpg
Directed by William G. Stewart
Produced by Peter J. Thompson
Written by Brian Cooke
Johnnie Mortimer
Starring Patrick Cargill
Natasha Pyne
Ann Holloway
Noel Dyson
Joyce Carey
Richard O'Sullivan
Music by Nachum Heiman
Cinematography Alan Hume
Edited by Timothy Gee
A Sedgemoor-M.M. Film Production
Distributed by J. Arthur Rank Film Distributors
Release date
  • May 1973 (1973-05) (UK)
Running time
99 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

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]

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 to then mistakenly propose to the cleaning lady (Beryl Reid).[2]


Some of the cast is different from the television series:

Critical reception[edit]

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

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "Father Dear Father | BFI | BFI". Explore.bfi.org.uk. Retrieved 2014-03-17. 
  2. ^ "Movies like 'Father Dear Father' (1973) : 100 similar movies ! (page 1/10)". Moviecus.com. 2014-03-06. Retrieved 2014-03-17. 
  3. ^ "Father Dear Father - Sky Movies HD". Skymovies.sky.com. 2006-09-08. Retrieved 2014-03-17.