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Waiting for God 

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When Tom Ballard moves to Bayview Retirement Vilage, he meets Diana Trent, a feisty old woman who complains about everything and wants nothing more than just to die. Much to the dislike of ... See full summary »
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Series cast summary:
Graham Crowden ...  Tom / ... 47 episodes, 1990-1994
Stephanie Cole ...  Diana Trent 47 episodes, 1990-1994
Daniel Hill ...  Harvey Bains 47 episodes, 1990-1994
Janine Duvitski ...  Jane Edwards / ... 47 episodes, 1990-1994
Andrew Tourell Andrew Tourell ...  Geoffrey / ... 46 episodes, 1990-1994
Sandra Payne Sandra Payne ...  Marion Ballard / ... 46 episodes, 1990-1994
Michael Bilton Michael Bilton ...  Basil Makepeace 27 episodes, 1990-1993
Dawn Hope Dawn Hope ...  Jenny 26 episodes, 1990-1994
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When Tom Ballard moves to Bayview Retirement Vilage, he meets Diana Trent, a feisty old woman who complains about everything and wants nothing more than just to die. Much to the dislike of Harvey Baines, the head of the home, the two form a friendship and eventually a romance, helping each other out of tight situations. Tom's son, Geofrey, and daughter-in-law, Marion (whom Tom doesn't particularly like) are constantly stopping in and Jane, a worker at the home, is Diana's worst nightmare being constantly cheerful. Together, though, Tom and Diana make it together while they are waiting for God. Written by Christopher Rothbauer <kg9it@qsl.net>

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Trivia

The role of Harvey Baines was written for a fat man in his 50s. See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Harvey Bains: Jane, you're touching me.
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Connections

Remade as Heaven Will Wait (1997) See more »

Soundtracks

Trout Quintet, Op. 114
by Franz Schubert
Performed by The Nash Ensemble
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Diana, Diana, Diana
5 November 2019 | by sadie_m_ladySee all my reviews

Diana totally makes this show I love her and Tom is such silly fun I love it I love it I can't wait for it to be on Brit Box The people combined in this show make me want to go live here


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English

Release Date:

28 June 1990 (UK) See more »

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Waiting for God See more »

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Runtime:

(47 episodes)

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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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