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 4, Episode 1 - Bridge Of Sighs

A voice from the past sets Henry thinking of his lost youth - can Matthew help?

Broadcast details

Friday 1st December 1989
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Tuesday 16th October 2012 4:55pm ITV3
Wednesday 17th October 2012 10:00am ITV3
Monday 6th May 2013 4:05pm ITV3
Wednesday 18th September 2013 5:15pm ITV3
Monday 7th April 2014 4:10pm ITV3
Tuesday 8th April 2014 6:00am ITV3
Tuesday 22nd July 2014 4:50pm ITV3

Cast & crew

John Thaw Henry Willows
Reece Dinsdale Matthew Willows
Guest cast
Jill Gascoine Judy Schwartz
Writing team
Eric Chappell Writer
Production team
David Reynolds Director
David Reynolds Producer
Lance Tattersall Editor
Tony Jones Production Designer
Peter Knight Musical Director

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