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 4 - Never Give Your Real Name

Larry's philandering looks set to cause him real trouble when one of his girlfriends fears she's pregnant. Unfortunately for Robin, he never gives out his real name...

Broadcast details

Thursday 27th March 1975
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 29th November 2012 5:25pm ITV3
Friday 30th November 2012 10:00am ITV3
Friday 28th June 2013 5:25pm ITV3
Wednesday 11th December 2013 5:15pm ITV3
Thursday 12th December 2013 6:10am ITV3
Thursday 4th February 2016 4:20pm ITV3
Friday 5th February 2016 6:00am ITV3
Wednesday 13th July 2016 5:20pm ITV3
Thursday 3rd November 2016 4:15pm ITV3
Friday 4th November 2016 6:00am ITV3
Thursday 6th July 2017 4:20pm ITV3
Friday 7th July 2017 6:00am ITV3
Friday 8th November 2019 10:00am ITV3
Thursday 16th January 2020 10:05am ITV3
Tuesday 24th March 2020 9:25am ITV3
Tuesday 9th June 2020 10:05am ITV3
Sunday 14th June 2020 6:00am ITV3
Monday 12th October 2020 9:00am ITV3
Saturday 17th October 2020 6:00am ITV3
Monday 8th March 2021 9:50am ITV3
Saturday 13th March 2021 6:00am ITV3
Thursday 24th June 2021 9:55am ITV3
Sunday 27th June 2021 2:05am ITV3
Wednesday 29th September 2021 9:05am ITV3
Thursday 30th September 2021 1:50am ITV3
Thursday 28th October 2021 8:35am ITV3
Tuesday 22nd March 2022 8:40am ITV3
Thursday 4th August 2022 8:40am ITV3
Tuesday 13th December 2022 8:35am ITV3
Sunday 18th December 2022 9:25am ITV3
Wednesday 22nd 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
John Carlin Percival Strapp (Barman)
Alison Hughes Linda
Suzanne Moore Sandra
Mostyn Evans Sandra's Dad
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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