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 3, Episode 1 - Human Interest

Henry is looking for a new cleaning lady, but Matthew decides that he has a better idea of the necessary qualifications.

Broadcast details

Saturday 24th October 1987
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 5th October 2012 4:55pm ITV3
Monday 8th October 2012 10:35am ITV3
Thursday 25th April 2013 4:15pm ITV3
Friday 6th September 2013 4:55pm ITV3
Thursday 27th March 2014 4:15pm ITV3
Friday 28th March 2014 6:10am ITV3
Friday 11th July 2014 4:45pm ITV3

Cast & crew

John Thaw Henry Willows
Reece Dinsdale Matthew Willows
Joan Blackham Fiona Fennell
Guest cast
Christopher Reich Roberto
Leslie Ash Susie Perkins
Writing team
Eric Chappell Writer
Production team
David Reynolds Director
David Reynolds Producer
Trevor Pugh Editor
Agnes Hall Production Designer
Peter Knight Musical Director

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