LORD HAVE MERCY – SYNOPSIS
Lord Have Mercy! was a Canadian television sitcom, produced by Leda Serene Films, first shown on Vision TV in 2003. It received further showings on Toronto One, APTN and Showcase later the same year.
The series, one of the first television productions launched by Vision TV’s multicultural television development fund, starredArnold Pinnock as Dwight Gooding, an ambitious new youth pastor at Mt. Zion, a Caribbean-Canadian church.
LORD HAVE MERCY – CREDITS
Other main characters were Dennis Hall as head pastor Cuthbert Stevens, Rachel Price as Gooding’s wife Desirée, Leonie Forbes as pastoral assistant Hope McCauley, and Shawn Singleton and d’bi young as Hope’s grandchildren Kent and Crystal. The cast also included Gary Farmer, Russell Peters and Louis Negin.
Created by: Vance Chapman and Frances-Anne Solomon, based on an idea by Paul deSilva.
Produced by: Frances-Anne Solomon, Chapman and Claire Prieto
Directed by: Frances-Anne Solomon.
Accolades and Awards
The show was nominated for two Gemini Awards, for Best Comedy Series and for Best Female Performer (Leonie Forbes).