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 3 - The Boyfriend

Henry has high hopes for his daughter Julie. So when she brings round boyfriend Robin, he's keen to see how he measures up.

Broadcast details

Friday 15th December 1989
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 18th October 2012 4:35pm ITV3
Friday 19th October 2012 10:00am ITV3
Wednesday 8th May 2013 4:05pm ITV3
Friday 20th September 2013 4:20pm ITV3
Monday 23rd September 2013 6:10am ITV3
Wednesday 9th April 2014 4:15pm ITV3
Thursday 10th April 2014 6:00am ITV3
Thursday 24th July 2014 4:50pm ITV3

Cast & crew

John Thaw Henry Willows
Reece Dinsdale Matthew Willows
Guest cast
Rebecca Lacey Julie Willows
James Barron Robin
Writing team
Eric Chappell Writer
Production team
Graham Wetherell Director
David Reynolds Producer
Lance Tattersall Editor
Tony Jones Production Designer
Peter Knight Musical Director

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