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

Home To Roost

ITV sitcom about an adult father and son. 29 episodes (4 series), 1985 - 1990. Stars John Thaw, Reece Dinsdale, Elizabeth Bennett and Joan Blackham.

Series 1, Episode 1 - A New Life

Henry Willows was divorced seven years ago when his wife took up with another man, and apart from the daily visits of his cleaning lady he has grown used to living alone. The sudden arrival of 17-year-old Matthew, one of his three long-estranged children, disturbs the quiet, orderly running of the home.

Broadcast details

Friday 19th April 1985
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
John Thaw Henry Willows
Reece Dinsdale Matthew Willows
Elizabeth Bennett Enid Thompson
Writing team
Eric Chappell Writer
Production team
David Reynolds Director
Vernon Lawrence Producer

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