Our House. Copyright: Foster TV Productions.

Our House

ITV sitcom about a house share. 39 episodes (2 series), 1960 - 1962. Stars Hattie Jacques, Charles Hawtrey, Joan Sims, Norman Rossington and others.

Our House

A disparate group pool their money to buy a large house and become forever entangled in each other's business

1960 - 1962
39   (2 series)
Norman Hudis
Hattie Jacques, Charles Hawtrey, Joan Sims, Norman Rossington, Bernard Bresslaw, Hylda Baker, Frederick Peisley, Leigh Madison and others
Norman Hudis, Brad Ashton and Bob Block
Ernest Maxin

Fate is sealed when nine people - 5 individuals and 2 couples - find themselves in an estate agent's office at the same time, aimlessly searching for a suitable home. Realising that none can afford a property alone, the newly formed band of friends pool their money and purchase a single large house to make their collective own.

The series follows the mad-cap lives of this disparate bunch, who constantly flit in and out of each other's rooms, and where nobody holds a secret for too long.

Production Details

Production company
Black and white
Theme music composed by Ernest Maxin and performed by Johnny Gregory.
Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Sunday 11th September 1960 on ITV at 3:25pm
Last new broadcast
Saturday 21st April 1962 on ITV at 7:20pm

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