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

George & Mildred

ITV sitcom. 38 episodes (5 series), 1976 - 1979. Stars Yootha Joyce, Brian Murphy, Norman Eshley, Sheila Fearn and Nicholas Bond-Owen.

Series 1, Episode 1 is repeated on ITV3 on Thursday at 5:20pm.

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 17.15 on ITV3
  2. Friday 22nd April 2011 at 09.05 on ITV3
  3. Monday 8th August 2011 at 18.40 on ITV3
  4. Tuesday 9th August 2011 at 13.55 on ITV3
  5. Thursday 1st March 2012 at 17.15 on ITV3
  6. Friday 2nd March 2012 at 09.15 on ITV3
  7. Wednesday 17th April 2013 at 17.20 on ITV3
  8. Thursday 18th April 2013 at 10.30 on ITV3
  9. Wednesday 9th October 2013 at 17.20 on ITV3
  10. Thursday 10th October 2013 at 06.10 on ITV3
  11. Thursday 10th October 2013 at 06.10 on ITV3
  12. Thursday 23rd January 2014 at 17.20 on ITV3
  13. Friday 14th November 2014 at 17.15 on ITV3
  14. Thursday 19th November 2015 at 17.20 on ITV3
  15. Friday 20th November 2015 at 06.00 on ITV3
  16. Friday 6th May 2016 at 17.15 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
David Richens Production Design
Roger Webb Composer
Campbell Keenan Editor

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