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 5, Episode 2 - Right Said George

Robin is in a musical mood, but with no apparent aptitude for the guitar, Chrissy introduces him to the Ropers' piano. Meanwhile, George's beloved banger of a car is on its last legs.

Broadcast details

Thursday 11th September 1975
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 5th December 2012 5:20pm ITV3
Thursday 6th December 2012 10:00am ITV3
Thursday 4th July 2013 10:10am ITV3
Tuesday 17th December 2013 5:20pm ITV3
Wednesday 18th December 2013 6:10am ITV3
Wednesday 10th February 2016 4:15pm ITV3
Thursday 11th February 2016 6:00am ITV3
Tuesday 19th July 2016 5:20pm ITV3
Wednesday 9th November 2016 4:20pm ITV3
Thursday 10th November 2016 6:00am ITV3
Wednesday 12th July 2017 4:15pm ITV3
Thursday 13th July 2017 6:00am ITV3
Wednesday 22nd January 2020 9:55am ITV3
Thursday 26th March 2020 9:25am ITV3
Monday 15th June 2020 10:05am ITV3
Saturday 20th June 2020 6:00am ITV3
Wednesday 14th October 2020 9:00am ITV3
Tuesday 20th October 2020 1:50am ITV3
Friday 12th March 2021 9:50am ITV3
Wednesday 30th June 2021 9:55am ITV3
Tuesday 5th October 2021 9:10am ITV3
Wednesday 6th October 2021 1:45am ITV3
Monday 1st November 2021 8:35am ITV3
Wednesday 23rd March 2022 9:10am ITV3
Monday 8th August 2022 8:35am ITV3
Saturday 13th August 2022 6:35am ITV3
Thursday 15th December 2022 8:35am ITV3
Friday 24th March 2023 8:05am ITV3
Monday 27th March 2023 2:45am 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
Roy Kinnear Jerry
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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