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

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Series 5, Episode 2 - In Sickness And In Health

Mildred's in hospital with a suspected grumbling appendix, leaving George home alone for a few days. Or he would be, if Jerry didn't drop by!

Broadcast details

Tuesday 30th October 1979
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 18th May 2011 5:15pm ITV3
Tuesday 30th August 2011 6:40pm ITV3
Wednesday 31st August 2011 1:50pm ITV3
Friday 23rd March 2012 5:10pm ITV3
Monday 13th May 2013 5:15pm ITV3
Tuesday 14th May 2013 10:05am ITV3
Thursday 31st October 2013 5:20pm ITV3
Friday 1st November 2013 6:10am ITV3
Friday 14th February 2014 5:15pm ITV3
Friday 5th December 2014 5:15pm ITV3
Monday 8th December 2014 8:15am ITV3
Monday 14th December 2015 5:20pm ITV3
Tuesday 15th December 2015 6:10am ITV3
Wednesday 1st June 2016 5:20pm ITV3
Friday 16th September 2016 5:20pm ITV3
Monday 16th January 2017 5:20pm ITV3
Sunday 22nd January 2017 6:00am ITV3
Tuesday 18th July 2017 5:20pm ITV3
Sunday 23rd July 2017 6:00am ITV3
Tuesday 20th February 2018 5:20pm ITV3
Saturday 24th February 2018 4:20am ITV3
Friday 1st June 2018 5:25pm ITV3
Tuesday 21st August 2018 9:45am ITV3
Tuesday 19th February 2019 12:05pm ITV3
Saturday 23rd February 2019 8:20am ITV3
Friday 17th May 2019 10:00am ITV3
Monday 19th August 2019 10:05am ITV3
Saturday 24th August 2019 6:50am ITV3
Monday 13th January 2020 9:30am ITV3
Sunday 19th January 2020 6:00am ITV3
Friday 12th June 2020 9:00am ITV3
Thursday 1st October 2020 10:00am ITV3
Friday 5th February 2021 9:55am ITV3
Thursday 14th October 2021 8:30am ITV3
Friday 29th October 2021 9:05am ITV3
Monday 1st November 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
Sue Bond Gloria
Aimée Delamain Patient
Nina Baden-Semper Sister
Royston Tickner Doctor
Writing team
Johnnie Mortimer Writer
Brian Cooke Writer
Production team
Peter Frazer-Jones Director
Peter Frazer-Jones Producer
Colin Bocking Editor
Roger Webb Composer
Allan Cameron Production Designer

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