Father, Dear Father focused on divorced British novelist Patrick Glover and his daughters, Karen and Anna, a couple of lively girls in their teens. The family lives in Hampstead, London. Another member of the household is the girls' Nanny. As well as having to deal with his progeny, Patrick also faces frequent hassles with his ex-wife Barbara and her current husband Bill Mossman. There is also his brother Philip, his mother, his agent Georgie Thompson, his publisher Ian Smyth and his pet St.Bernard dog 'H.G. Wells'.