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
  • ITV1
  • 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.

Episode menu

Series 2, Episode 1 - Protest

Matthew becomes a vegetarian, but what is in the cardboard box, and why is Henry brandishing a poker?

Broadcast details

Friday 5th September 1986
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 24th August 2011 5:05pm ITV3
Thursday 25th August 2011 8:35am ITV3
Wednesday 26th September 2012 4:45pm ITV3
Tuesday 16th April 2013 4:20pm ITV3
Wednesday 17th April 2013 10:00am ITV3
Wednesday 28th August 2013 5:00pm ITV3
Thursday 29th August 2013 6:00am ITV3
Tuesday 18th March 2014 4:15pm ITV3
Wednesday 19th March 2014 6:10am ITV3
Wednesday 11th June 2014 4:50pm ITV3

Cast & crew

John Thaw Henry Willows
Reece Dinsdale Matthew Willows
Elizabeth Bennett Enid Thompson
Writing team
Eric Chappell Writer
Production team
David Reynolds Director
David Reynolds Producer
Vernon Lawrence Executive Producer
Trevor Pugh Editor
Mike Joyce Production Designer
Peter Knight Musical Director

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