British Comedy Guide

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

George & Mildred

ITV sitcom about a bickering middle-aged couple. 38 episodes (5 series), 1976 - 1979. Stars Yootha Joyce, Brian Murphy, Norman Eshley, Sheila Fearn and others.

Series 2, Episode 4 - The Unkindest Cut Of All

Mildred's even snobbier sister, Ethel, and her husband visit the Ropers for dinner. Unfortunately, George has forgotten to pay the electricity bill...

Broadcast details

Monday 5th December 1977
30 minutes


  1. Thursday 21st April 2011 at 5:15pm on ITV3
  2. Friday 22nd April 2011 at 9:05am on ITV3
  3. Monday 8th August 2011 at 6:40pm on ITV3
  4. Tuesday 9th August 2011 at 1:55pm on ITV3
  5. Thursday 1st March 2012 at 5:15pm on ITV3
  6. Friday 2nd March 2012 at 9:15am on ITV3
  7. Wednesday 17th April 2013 at 5:20pm on ITV3
  8. Thursday 18th April 2013 at 10:30am on ITV3
  9. Wednesday 9th October 2013 at 5:20pm on ITV3
  10. Thursday 10th October 2013 at 6:10am on ITV3
  11. Thursday 10th October 2013 at 6:10am on ITV3
  12. Thursday 23rd January 2014 at 5:20pm on ITV3
  13. Friday 14th November 2014 at 5:15pm on ITV3
  14. Thursday 19th November 2015 at 5:20pm on ITV3
  15. Friday 20th November 2015 at 6:00am on ITV3
  16. Friday 6th May 2016 at 5:15pm on ITV3
  17. Tuesday 23rd August 2016 at 5:20pm on ITV3
  18. Saturday 27th August 2016 at 5:05am on ITV3
  19. Wednesday 7th December 2016 at 5:15pm on ITV3
  20. Thursday 22nd June 2017 at 5:20pm on ITV3
  21. Thursday 25th January 2018 at 5:25pm on ITV3

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Yootha Joyce Mildred Roper
Brian Murphy George Roper
Norman Eshley Jeffrey Fourmile
Sheila Fearn Ann Fourmile
Nicholas Bond-Owen Tristram Fourmile
Guest cast
Reginald Marsh Humphrey
Avril Elgar Ethel
Norman Mitchell Ted (Electricity Board Man)
Writing team
Johnnie Mortimer Writer
Brian Cooke Writer
Production team
Peter Frazer-Jones Director
Peter Frazer-Jones Producer
Campbell Keenan Editor
David Richens Production Designer
Roger Webb Composer

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