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 Brian Murphy, Yootha Joyce, Norman Eshley, Sheila Fearn and Nicholas Bond-Owen.

Series 3, Episode 1 - Opportunity Knocks

Jerry appears at the Ropers' front door with a business proposition for George. It's one that he just cannot turn down - although he definitely should!

Broadcast details

Date
Thursday 7th September 1978
Time
7:30pm
Channel
ITV
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Brian Murphy George Roper
Yootha Joyce Mildred Roper
Norman Eshley Jeffrey Fourmile
Sheila Fearn Ann Fourmile
Nicholas Bond-Owen Tristram Fourmile
Guest cast
Roy Kinnear Jerry
Patricia Kneale Mrs Clifton-White
Robert Raglan Mr Clifton-White
Lesley Staples Mrs Williams
Michael Wynne Mr Williams
Writing team
Johnnie Mortimer Writer
Brian Cooke Writer
Production team
Peter Frazer-Jones Director
Peter Frazer-Jones Producer
Dave Lewinton Editor
Roger Webb Composer
Colin Andrews Production Designer
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