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 4 - Thought For The Day

Matthew welcomes Henry's decision to take in a lodger - until he discovers that the new arrival is a curate.

Broadcast details

Friday 22nd December 1989
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 19th October 2012 4:35pm ITV3
Monday 22nd October 2012 10:35am ITV3
Thursday 9th May 2013 4:05pm ITV3
Monday 23rd September 2013 4:50pm ITV3
Tuesday 24th September 2013 6:10am ITV3
Thursday 10th April 2014 4:15pm ITV3
Friday 25th July 2014 4:50pm ITV3

Cast & crew

John Thaw Henry Willows
Reece Dinsdale Matthew Willows
Guest cast
Tyler Butterworth Trevor
Andree Bernard Stephanie
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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