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 3, Episode 2 - Come Into My Parlour

Robin plans a romantic meal to woo Angie, a girl he's met at college; Chrissy is none-too-impressed by his intentions, and even less so when Angie turns out to be old school friend Angela.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 16th October 1974
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 16th November 2012 5:20pm ITV3
Monday 19th November 2012 10:35am ITV3
Monday 17th June 2013 5:20pm ITV3
Thursday 28th November 2013 5:20pm ITV3
Friday 29th November 2013 6:10am ITV3
Thursday 12th June 2014 5:20pm ITV3
Friday 22nd January 2016 4:15pm ITV3
Sunday 24th January 2016 2:00am ITV3
Monday 25th January 2016 6:00am ITV3
Thursday 30th June 2016 5:20pm ITV3
Friday 21st October 2016 4:20pm ITV3
Monday 24th October 2016 6:00am ITV3
Friday 23rd June 2017 4:15pm ITV3
Monday 26th June 2017 6:00am ITV3
Monday 28th October 2019 9:50am ITV3
Friday 20th December 2019 10:05am ITV3
Wednesday 18th March 2020 8:55am ITV3
Wednesday 27th May 2020 10:05am ITV3
Sunday 31st May 2020 6:00am ITV3
Monday 5th October 2020 9:00am ITV3
Saturday 10th October 2020 6:00am ITV3
Tuesday 23rd February 2021 10:10am ITV3
Friday 11th June 2021 9:55am ITV3
Thursday 16th September 2021 9:10am ITV3
Friday 22nd October 2021 8:00am ITV3
Saturday 23rd October 2021 2:00am ITV3
Thursday 17th March 2022 8:40am ITV3
Friday 29th July 2022 8:40am ITV3
Monday 1st August 2022 2:35am ITV3
Wednesday 7th December 2022 8:05am ITV3
Wednesday 15th March 2023 8:35am 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
Caroline Dowdeswell Angie
Hilda Kriseman Shop Assistant
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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