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 5 - Return To Clagthorpe

Instead of a foreign holiday, Henry decides to take Matthew back to their old holiday spot, Clagthorpe - much to Matthew's horror.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 5th December 1989
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 22nd October 2012 4:55pm ITV3
Tuesday 23rd October 2012 10:30am ITV3
Friday 10th May 2013 4:05pm ITV3
Tuesday 24th September 2013 4:55pm ITV3
Wednesday 25th September 2013 6:10am ITV3
Friday 11th April 2014 4:15pm ITV3
Monday 14th April 2014 6:00am ITV3
Monday 28th July 2014 4:40pm ITV3

Cast & crew

John Thaw Henry Willows
Reece Dinsdale Matthew Willows
Guest cast
Rachel Bell Violet Blackett
Sam Kelly Ted Higgs
Ann Beach Rita Higgs
Fiona Curtis Tina Higgs
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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