June 28, 1990 on UK TV: Waiting For God

Waiting_for_God-1990Waiting for God is a British sitcom that ran on BBC1 from 1990 to 1994 starring Graham Crowden as Tom and Stephanie Cole as Diana, two spirited residents of a retirement home who spend their time running rings around the home’s oppressive management and their own families. It was written by Michael Aitkens.

The show became very successful, running for five series. [Wikipedia]

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Diana Trent and Tom Ballard, two elderly residents of Bournemouth’s Bayview Retirement Home, are determined not to grow old gracefully. The pair of geriatric delinquents spend their time finding new ways to make life difficult for Bayview manager Harvey Baines; a shallow, profit-driven man who seems to be liked only by his secretary, who is hopelessly in love with him. [www.comedy.co.uk]

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