Home To Roost. Image shows from L to R: Matthew Willows (Reece Dinsdale), Henry Willows (John Thaw). Copyright: Yorkshire Television
Home To Roost

Home To Roost

  • TV sitcom
  • ITV
  • 1985 - 1990
  • 29 episodes (4 series)

Henry Willows is more than happy with his life of almost solitude until Matthew, his 18-year old son turns up, and wants to move in permanently. Stars John Thaw, Reece Dinsdale, Elizabeth Bennett and Joan Blackham.

Home To Roost. Image shows from L to R: Matthew Willows (Reece Dinsdale), Henry Willows (John Thaw). Copyright: Yorkshire Television

Key details

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1985 - 1990
Channels
ITV
Episodes
29 (4 series)
Stars
John Thaw, Reece Dinsdale, Elizabeth Bennett and Joan Blackham
Writer
Eric Chappell
Director
David Reynolds
Producers
Vernon Lawrence and David Reynolds
Companies

Henry Willows leads the life he wants, after divorcing his wife and leaving his family some seven years previously. His quiet life is made suddenly a lot more noisy by the arrival of his 18-year old son, who has left home because of his mother's new boyfriend.

Additional details

Production
Studio
Camera set-up
Multi-camera
Picture
Colour
Soundtrack
The theme tune is an instrumental version of the song Consider Yourself from Lionel Bart's musical Oliver!.

Website links

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Friday 19th April 1985 at 8:30pm on ITV
Most recent repeats

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