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 4, Episode 3 - You Must Have Showers

Mildred takes a liking to the Fourmiles' shower, and orders that George arrange one to be fitted in their bathroom. Much against her better judgement, he gets old friend Jerry to do the work.

Broadcast details

Thursday 30th November 1978
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 11th May 2011 5:15pm ITV3
Tuesday 23rd August 2011 6:50pm ITV3
Wednesday 24th August 2011 2:00pm ITV3
Friday 16th March 2012 5:05pm ITV3
Friday 3rd May 2013 5:20pm ITV3
Monday 6th May 2013 10:05am ITV3
Monday 6th May 2013 5:15pm ITV3
Thursday 24th October 2013 5:20pm ITV3
Friday 25th October 2013 6:10am ITV3
Friday 7th February 2014 5:20pm ITV3
Saturday 8th February 2014 2:05am ITV3
Tuesday 2nd December 2014 5:15pm ITV3
Wednesday 3rd December 2014 7:55am ITV3
Friday 4th December 2015 5:20pm ITV3
Monday 7th December 2015 6:25am ITV3
Tuesday 24th May 2016 5:20pm ITV3
Saturday 28th May 2016 4:35am ITV3
Thursday 8th September 2016 5:20pm ITV3
Friday 6th January 2017 5:20pm ITV3
Monday 10th July 2017 5:20pm ITV3
Friday 14th July 2017 2:00am ITV3
Monday 12th February 2018 5:20pm ITV3
Saturday 17th February 2018 4:25am ITV3
Thursday 24th May 2018 5:25pm ITV3
Monday 13th August 2018 9:50am ITV3
Monday 11th February 2019 12:05pm ITV3
Saturday 16th February 2019 7:50am ITV3
Thursday 9th May 2019 9:55am ITV3
Thursday 8th August 2019 10:00am ITV3
Wednesday 8th January 2020 9:35am ITV3
Tuesday 9th June 2020 9:00am ITV3
Wednesday 23rd September 2020 10:00am ITV3
Friday 29th January 2021 9:55am ITV3
Monday 11th October 2021 8:55am ITV3
Saturday 16th October 2021 6:25am ITV3
Friday 22nd October 2021 9:05am ITV3
Monday 25th October 2021 5:05am 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
Simon Lloyd Tarquin
Cass Allen Mrs. Armitage
Peggy Ann Clifford (as Peggyann Clifford) Miss Ware
Writing team
Johnnie Mortimer Writer
Brian Cooke Writer
Production team
Peter Frazer-Jones Director
Peter Frazer-Jones Producer
Dave Lewinton Editor
Roger Webb Composer
David Ferris Production Designer

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