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 5, Episode 1 - The Last Picture Show

Chrissy's dating an exceedingly dull man with a particular fondness for film-making - the more arty, the better. It's also her birthday, and he gives her a brand new cine camera, which she sets about experimenting with. Meanwhile, Larry can think of much more interesting types of films...

Broadcast details

Thursday 4th September 1975
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Tuesday 4th December 2012 5:25pm ITV3
Wednesday 5th December 2012 10:00am ITV3
Wednesday 3rd July 2013 10:10am ITV3
Monday 16th December 2013 5:10pm ITV3
Tuesday 17th December 2013 6:10am ITV3
Tuesday 9th February 2016 4:20pm ITV3
Wednesday 10th February 2016 6:00am ITV3
Monday 18th July 2016 5:20pm ITV3
Saturday 23rd July 2016 4:40am ITV3
Tuesday 8th November 2016 4:15pm ITV3
Wednesday 9th November 2016 6:00am ITV3
Tuesday 11th July 2017 4:15pm ITV3
Wednesday 12th July 2017 6:00am ITV3
Tuesday 21st January 2020 9:55am ITV3
Thursday 26th March 2020 8:55am ITV3
Thursday 2nd April 2020 3:05am ITV3
Friday 12th June 2020 10:05am ITV3
Thursday 18th June 2020 3:55pm ITV3
Tuesday 13th October 2020 9:35am ITV3
Tuesday 20th October 2020 1:20am ITV3
Thursday 11th March 2021 9:55am ITV3
Tuesday 29th June 2021 9:55am ITV3
Monday 4th October 2021 9:10am ITV3
Tuesday 5th October 2021 1:50am ITV3
Monday 1st November 2021 8:05am ITV3
Wednesday 23rd March 2022 8:40am ITV3
Monday 8th August 2022 8:05am ITV3
Saturday 13th August 2022 6:00am ITV3
Thursday 15th December 2022 8:05am ITV3
Thursday 23rd March 2023 8:35am ITV3
Monday 27th March 2023 2:15am 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
Peter Greene Neil
Catherine Riding Diane
Writing team
Johnnie Mortimer Writer
Brian Cooke Writer
Production team
Peter Frazer-Jones Director
Peter Frazer-Jones Producer
Alex Macintyre Production Designer

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