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 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

Thursday 7th September 1978
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 29th April 2011 5:15pm ITV3
Thursday 11th August 2011 6:45pm ITV3
Friday 12th August 2011 1:50pm ITV3
Tuesday 6th March 2012 5:05pm ITV3
Wednesday 7th March 2012 9:15am ITV3
Tuesday 23rd April 2013 5:20pm ITV3
Wednesday 24th April 2013 10:30am ITV3
Monday 14th October 2013 5:20pm ITV3
Tuesday 15th October 2013 6:10am ITV3
Tuesday 28th January 2014 5:20pm ITV3
Wednesday 19th November 2014 5:15pm ITV3
Tuesday 24th November 2015 5:20pm ITV3
Wednesday 25th November 2015 6:20am ITV3
Thursday 12th May 2016 5:20pm ITV3
Monday 29th August 2016 5:20pm ITV3
Saturday 3rd September 2016 4:45am ITV3
Tuesday 13th December 2016 5:20pm ITV3
Wednesday 28th June 2017 5:20pm ITV3
Wednesday 31st January 2018 5:20pm ITV3
Monday 5th February 2018 3:40am ITV3
Monday 14th May 2018 5:20pm ITV3
Tuesday 15th May 2018 1:35am ITV3
Wednesday 1st August 2018 9:55am ITV3
Wednesday 30th January 2019 12:05pm ITV3
Sunday 3rd February 2019 6:50am ITV3
Monday 29th April 2019 10:05am ITV3
Monday 29th July 2019 9:55am ITV3
Saturday 3rd August 2019 6:55am ITV3
Thursday 19th December 2019 9:30am ITV3
Wednesday 3rd June 2020 9:00am ITV3
Friday 11th September 2020 9:45am ITV3
Tuesday 19th January 2021 9:50am ITV3
Sunday 24th January 2021 6:00am ITV3
Friday 21st May 2021 10:10am ITV3
Friday 1st October 2021 10:10am 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
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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