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 3 - I Won't Dance, Don't Ask Me...

Bereft of a date, Chrissy invites Robin to accompany her to the annual works' formal. Unfortunately for Robin that involves learning a few traditional, slow dance moves.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 23rd October 1974
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 19th November 2012 5:25pm ITV3
Tuesday 20th November 2012 10:35am ITV3
Tuesday 18th June 2013 5:25pm ITV3
Friday 29th November 2013 5:20pm ITV3
Monday 2nd December 2013 6:10am ITV3
Friday 13th June 2014 5:20pm ITV3
Monday 25th January 2016 4:15pm ITV3
Tuesday 26th January 2016 6:00am ITV3
Friday 1st July 2016 5:20pm ITV3
Monday 24th October 2016 4:15pm ITV3
Tuesday 25th October 2016 6:10am ITV3
Monday 26th June 2017 4:15pm ITV3
Tuesday 27th June 2017 6:00am ITV3
Tuesday 29th October 2019 10:00am ITV3
Monday 6th January 2020 10:00am ITV3
Wednesday 18th March 2020 9:25am ITV3
Thursday 28th May 2020 10:05am ITV3
Sunday 31st May 2020 6:35am ITV3
Monday 5th October 2020 9:30am ITV3
Sunday 11th October 2020 6:00am ITV3
Wednesday 24th February 2021 9:45am ITV3
Monday 14th June 2021 9:55am ITV3
Monday 14th June 2021 3:50pm ITV3
Friday 17th September 2021 9:10am ITV3
Friday 22nd October 2021 8:30am ITV3
Thursday 17th March 2022 9:10am ITV3
Monday 1st August 2022 7:30am ITV3
Saturday 6th August 2022 6:00am ITV3
Wednesday 7th December 2022 8:35am ITV3
Thursday 16th 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
Guest cast
Alison Hughes Maddie
Robert Swales Peter
John Colclough Nigel
Gareth Johnson Stuart
Frances Jeater Marjorie
Sally Harrison Denise
Peggy Ann Clifford (as Peggyann Clifford) Mrs. James
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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