George & Mildred. Image shows from L to R: Mildred Roper (Yootha Joyce), George Roper (Brian Murphy). Copyright: Thames Television
George & Mildred

George & Mildred

  • TV sitcom
  • ITV
  • 1976 - 1979
  • 38 episodes (5 series)

Sitcom about George and Mildred Roper, an endlessly bickering working-class couple in a middle-class neighbourhood. Stars Brian Murphy, Yootha Joyce, Norman Eshley, Sheila Fearn and Nicholas Bond-Owen

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 8 - Best Foot Forward

After moving a ladder causing George to fall from the roof of their houses and break a leg, Jeffrey is forced to run errands for him, for fear of legal action.

Broadcast details

Monday 25th October 1976
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 13th April 2011 5:15pm ITV3
Friday 29th July 2011 6:45pm ITV3
Saturday 30th July 2011 7:35am ITV3
Wednesday 22nd February 2012 5:10pm ITV3
Thursday 23rd February 2012 9:05am ITV3
Tuesday 9th April 2013 5:20pm ITV3
Wednesday 10th April 2013 10:05am ITV3
Wednesday 2nd October 2013 5:20pm ITV3
Thursday 3rd October 2013 6:10am ITV3
Wednesday 15th January 2014 5:20pm ITV3
Thursday 6th November 2014 5:25pm ITV3
Wednesday 11th November 2015 5:25pm ITV3
Thursday 12th November 2015 6:10am ITV3
Wednesday 27th April 2016 5:15pm ITV3
Monday 15th August 2016 5:20pm ITV3
Saturday 20th August 2016 4:45am ITV3
Tuesday 29th November 2016 5:25pm ITV3
Wednesday 14th June 2017 5:20pm ITV3
Wednesday 27th September 2017 5:25pm ITV3
Thursday 28th September 2017 11:00am ITV3
Wednesday 17th January 2018 5:25pm ITV3
Friday 27th April 2018 5:25pm ITV3
Wednesday 16th January 2019 12:00pm ITV3
Monday 11th March 2019 12:05pm ITV3
Monday 15th July 2019 10:00am ITV3
Saturday 20th July 2019 6:00am ITV3
Thursday 12th December 2019 9:25am ITV3
Wednesday 27th May 2020 9:35am ITV3
Monday 31st August 2020 10:10am ITV3
Thursday 7th January 2021 10:10am ITV3
Wednesday 12th May 2021 9:50am ITV3
Monday 27th September 2021 9:40am ITV3
Saturday 2nd October 2021 6:00am ITV3

Cast & crew

Brian Murphy George Roper
Yootha Joyce Mildred Roper
Norman Eshley Jeffrey Fourmile
Sheila Fearn Ann Fourmile
Nicholas Bond-Owen Tristram Fourmile
Guest cast
Sebastian Breaks Peter
Ken Watson Mr. Jolly
Gail Lidstone Nurse
Mike Lewin Ambulance Man
Ralph Ball Bunny
Maxine Horne Joanne
Writing team
Johnnie Mortimer Writer
Brian Cooke Writer
Production team
Peter Frazer-Jones Director
Peter Frazer-Jones Producer
Johnny Hawksworth Composer
Michael Minas Production Designer

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