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

Press clippings

'Great sitcoms are missing from our TV screens and our lives - we need them in these times'

Even if "we're all doomed" under the Tories, as Dad's Army's Pte Frazer would say, shows like George And Mildred, Are You Being Served?, Robin's Nest and Three's Company still make us laugh.

Siobhan McNally, The Mirror, 24th January 2024

Man About The House stars reunite for documentary

The stars of hit 1970s sitcom Man About The House have reunited to take part in a new documentary about the comedy for Channel 5.

British Comedy Guide, 4th October 2023

50 years of Man About The House, the sitcom that introduced sex to British TV

The groundbreaking flat-sharing comedy's very concept terrified ITV. Its writer and actors reflect on its smashing of gender stereotypes and the wildly successful spin-offs it launched.

Mark Lawson, The Guardian, 15th August 2023

Comedy at Home

Even without the unique circumstance of 2020, it's the time of year when we're all looking for something to cosy up with for a good laugh. With more time being spent home than normal, here's a selection of brilliant domestic sitcoms from the Network catalogue to entice your comedy taste buds this winter. Each is set primarily or solely in a home, so snuggle up warm with that glowing feeling that only a comedy escape can give.

Aaron Brown, Network, 10th December 2020

America: where British sitcoms go to die

It is the holy grail for British writers - having your sitcom remade for America. But can Raised By Wolves succeed where Fawlty Towers flopped?

Andrew Collins, The Guardian, 22nd June 2016

Enjoy this Tripp

I'm hooked on daily re-runs of Man About The House on [y]ITV3[/y].

Andrew Collins, 29th November 2012

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