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

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Series 3, Episode 1 - Cuckoo In The Nest

It's been two weeks, and Larry's still sleeping on the sofa. But more annoyingly, he's constantly in the bathroom and eating all of the food in the flat. Chrissy, Jo and Robin have all had more than enough: it's time for him to go!

Broadcast details

Wednesday 9th October 1974
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 15th November 2012 5:20pm ITV3
Friday 16th November 2012 10:30am ITV3
Friday 14th June 2013 5:25pm ITV3
Wednesday 27th November 2013 5:15pm ITV3
Thursday 28th November 2013 6:10am ITV3
Wednesday 11th June 2014 5:20pm ITV3
Thursday 21st January 2016 4:15pm ITV3
Friday 22nd January 2016 6:00am ITV3
Wednesday 29th June 2016 5:20pm ITV3
Thursday 20th October 2016 4:15pm ITV3
Friday 21st October 2016 6:10am ITV3
Thursday 22nd June 2017 4:15pm ITV3
Friday 23rd June 2017 6:00am ITV3
Friday 25th October 2019 9:50am ITV3
Thursday 19th December 2019 10:05am ITV3
Tuesday 17th March 2020 9:25am ITV3
Tuesday 26th May 2020 10:05am ITV3
Saturday 30th May 2020 6:00am ITV3
Friday 2nd October 2020 9:30am ITV3
Tuesday 23rd February 2021 9:40am ITV3
Thursday 10th June 2021 9:55am ITV3
Wednesday 15th September 2021 9:05am ITV3
Thursday 21st October 2021 8:35am ITV3
Thursday 17th March 2022 8:05am ITV3
Friday 29th July 2022 8:10am ITV3
Monday 1st August 2022 2:10am ITV3
Tuesday 6th December 2022 8:35am ITV3
Monday 12th December 2022 2:40am ITV3
Wednesday 15th March 2023 8:05am ITV3

Cast & crew

Richard O'Sullivan Robin Tripp
Paula Wilcox Chrissy Plummer
Sally Thomsett Jo
Yootha Joyce Mildred Roper
Brian Murphy George Roper
Doug Fisher Larry Simmonds
Guest cast
Norman Chappell Mr. Morris
Writing team
Johnnie Mortimer Writer
Brian Cooke Writer
Production team
Peter Frazer-Jones Director
Peter Frazer-Jones Producer
Peter Elliott Production Designer

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