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

Man About The House

  • TV sitcom
  • ITV1
  • 1973 - 1976
  • 39 episodes (6 series)

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. Stars Richard O'Sullivan, Paula Wilcox, Sally Thomsett, Yootha Joyce, Brian Murphy and Doug Fisher

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 1 - Three's A Crowd

Flatmates Chrissy and Jo are somewhat startled to find a man asleep in their bath, the morning after a party to say goodbye to newly-married third flatmate Eleanor. As it happens, the stranger, Robin, is new to London and looking for a place to live.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 14th August 1973
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 29th October 2012 5:20pm ITV3
Tuesday 30th October 2012 10:30am ITV3
Tuesday 28th May 2013 5:25pm ITV3
Wednesday 29th May 2013 10:00am ITV3
Friday 8th November 2013 5:20pm ITV3
Monday 11th November 2013 6:10am ITV3
Friday 16th May 2014 5:20pm ITV3
Monday 4th January 2016 4:25pm ITV3
Tuesday 5th January 2016 6:10am ITV3
Friday 10th June 2016 5:20pm ITV3
Monday 3rd October 2016 4:15pm ITV3
Tuesday 4th October 2016 6:00am ITV3
Monday 5th June 2017 4:15pm ITV3
Tuesday 6th June 2017 6:00am ITV3
Tuesday 8th October 2019 10:00am ITV3
Monday 2nd December 2019 10:00am ITV3
Monday 9th March 2020 8:55am ITV3
Friday 8th May 2020 10:05am ITV3
Wednesday 13th May 2020 2:35am ITV3
Thursday 24th September 2020 9:30am ITV3
Sunday 27th September 2020 6:30am ITV3
Saturday 13th February 2021 6:00am ITV3
Monday 15th February 2021 9:40am ITV3
Saturday 20th February 2021 6:00am ITV3
Friday 16th July 2021 9:45am ITV3
Monday 30th August 2021 9:10am ITV3
Friday 11th March 2022 8:05am ITV3
Sunday 13th March 2022 2:00am ITV3
Thursday 21st July 2022 8:40am ITV3
Tuesday 29th November 2022 8:05am ITV3
Sunday 4th December 2022 6:00am ITV3
Tuesday 7th March 2023 8:05am ITV3
Sunday 12th March 2023 1:05am ITV3

Cast & crew

Richard O'Sullivan Robin Tripp
Paula Wilcox Chrissy Plummer
Sally Thomsett Jo
Yootha Joyce Mildred Roper
Brian Murphy George Roper
Guest cast
Helen Fraser Gabrielle
Writing team
Johnnie Mortimer Writer
Brian Cooke Writer
Production team
Peter Frazer-Jones Director
Peter Frazer-Jones Producer
Gordon Toms Production Designer

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