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 4, Episode 3 - All In The Game

Roper is convinced the upstairs flat is riddled with woodworm, so Jo, Robin and Chrissy have to stay out overnight whilst Jerry and his workmate Tom begin fumigation. Larry's hoping to strike lucky with a new girl, so with nowhere else to go the trio are forced to camp down with Mr and Mrs Roper.

Broadcast details

Thursday 20th March 1975
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 28th November 2012 5:25pm ITV3
Thursday 29th November 2012 10:00am ITV3
Friday 28th June 2013 5:15pm ITV3
Tuesday 10th December 2013 5:20pm ITV3
Wednesday 11th December 2013 6:10am ITV3
Wednesday 3rd February 2016 4:20pm ITV3
Thursday 4th February 2016 6:00am ITV3
Tuesday 12th July 2016 5:20pm ITV3
Saturday 16th July 2016 4:45am ITV3
Wednesday 2nd November 2016 4:20pm ITV3
Thursday 3rd November 2016 6:10am ITV3
Wednesday 5th July 2017 4:15pm ITV3
Thursday 6th July 2017 6:00am ITV3
Thursday 7th November 2019 10:00am ITV3
Wednesday 15th January 2020 10:00am ITV3
Tuesday 24th March 2020 8:55am ITV3
Tuesday 31st March 2020 3:00am ITV3
Monday 8th June 2020 10:05am ITV3
Saturday 13th June 2020 6:00am ITV3
Friday 9th October 2020 9:10am ITV3
Friday 5th March 2021 9:55am ITV3
Wednesday 23rd June 2021 9:55am ITV3
Wednesday 23rd June 2021 3:55pm ITV3
Tuesday 28th September 2021 9:05am ITV3
Wednesday 29th September 2021 1:45am ITV3
Thursday 28th October 2021 8:05am ITV3
Friday 29th October 2021 2:00am ITV3
Tuesday 22nd March 2022 8:05am ITV3
Thursday 4th August 2022 8:10am ITV3
Tuesday 13th December 2022 8:05am ITV3
Sunday 18th December 2022 6:00am ITV3
Tuesday 21st March 2023 8:40am ITV3
Friday 24th 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
Roy Kinnear Jerry
John Carlin Percival Strapp (Barman)
Hessel Saks Colin
Jo Garrity Vera
Ian Sharp Tom
Writing team
Johnnie Mortimer Writer
Brian Cooke Writer
Production team
Peter Frazer-Jones Director
Peter Frazer-Jones Producer
John Plant Production Designer

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