Man About The House. Image shows from L to R: Chrissy Plummer (Paula Wilcox), Robin Tripp (Richard O'Sullivan), Jo (Sally Thomsett). Copyright: Thames Television.

Man About The House

ITV sitcom about a flat-sharing trio. 39 episodes (6 series), 1973 - 1976. Stars Richard O'Sullivan, Paula Wilcox, Sally Thomsett, Yootha Joyce and others.

Man About The House. Image shows from L to R: Jo (Sally Thomsett), Robin Tripp (Richard O'Sullivan), Chrissy Plummer (Paula Wilcox). Copyright: Thames Television.

Man About The House

When Chrissy and Jo search for a third tenant to help pay the rent, they intend on finding another female. But then they meet young Robin Tripp

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1973 - 1976
Channel
ITV
Episodes
39   (6 series), plus 1 short special
Starring
Richard O'Sullivan, Paula Wilcox, Sally Thomsett, Yootha Joyce, Brian Murphy and Doug Fisher
Writers
Johnnie Mortimer and Brian Cooke
Director
Peter Frazer-Jones
Producer
Peter Frazer-Jones

When two young, attractive girls, Chrissy and Jo, search for a third sharer to help pay the rent on their Earl's Court flat, they intended on finding another female. But they reconsider when they meet young Robin Tripp, a catering student whom they discover asleep in their bath the morning after a party.

It just so happens that Robin is on the look out for somewhere local to rent, and so he tries to win the girls over with his wit and charm; but it's his culinary skills that make him the dish of the day as far as Chrissy and Jo are concerned!

This innocent ménage à trois understandably raises a few eyebrows, particularly with their landlords, George and Mildred Roper, who live downstairs.

Production Details

Production company
Also known as
  • MATH (Acronym)
Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Tuesday 14th August 1973 on ITV at 8:30pm
Last new broadcast
Wednesday 7th April 1976 on ITV at 8pm
Last repeat
Friday 28th July 2017 at 6:00am on ITV3

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