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 4, Episode 1 - Home & Away

Robin and Chrissy borrow the Ropers' car and head to Southampton to see his beloved home team take on West Ham. Unfortunately it breaks down en route. Back in London, Mr Roper is sporting a brand new wig and is sure no one has noticed.

Broadcast details

Thursday 6th March 1975
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Monday 26th November 2012 5:25pm ITV3
Tuesday 27th November 2012 10:00am ITV3
Tuesday 25th June 2013 5:25pm ITV3
Friday 6th December 2013 5:20pm ITV3
Monday 9th December 2013 6:10am ITV3
Monday 1st February 2016 4:15pm ITV3
Tuesday 2nd February 2016 6:00am ITV3
Friday 8th July 2016 5:20pm ITV3
Monday 31st October 2016 4:15pm ITV3
Tuesday 1st November 2016 6:10am ITV3
Monday 3rd July 2017 4:10pm ITV3
Tuesday 4th July 2017 6:00am ITV3
Tuesday 5th November 2019 10:00am ITV3
Monday 13th January 2020 10:00am ITV3
Monday 23rd March 2020 8:55am ITV3
Friday 27th March 2020 3:00am ITV3
Thursday 4th June 2020 10:00am ITV3
Thursday 8th October 2020 8:55am ITV3
Wednesday 3rd March 2021 9:55am ITV3
Sunday 7th March 2021 6:30am ITV3
Monday 21st June 2021 9:55am ITV3
Friday 24th September 2021 9:05am ITV3
Wednesday 27th October 2021 8:05am ITV3
Thursday 28th October 2021 2:00am ITV3
Monday 21st March 2022 8:40am ITV3
Saturday 26th March 2022 6:30am ITV3
Wednesday 3rd August 2022 8:05am ITV3
Monday 8th August 2022 2:40am ITV3
Monday 12th December 2022 8:05am ITV3
Saturday 17th December 2022 6:00am ITV3
Monday 20th March 2023 8:35am ITV3
Wednesday 22nd March 2023 1:45am 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
John Carlin Percival Strapp (Barman)
Michael Redfern Mike
Hilary Minster Hell's Angel
Drew Wood Hell's Angel
Writing team
Brian Cooke Writer
Production team
Peter Frazer-Jones Director
Peter Frazer-Jones Producer
John Plant Production Designer

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