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  • Home to Roost (1985–1990)
  • TV Series | 25 min | Comedy
Home to Roost (1985–1990)
TV Series | 25 min | Comedy

John Thaw is Henry Willows, a middle-aged man in middle-management who has been divorced from his wife for seven years and is perfectly happy with the arrangement. Apart from his prudish and pernickety daily cleaner, Enid (Elizabeth Bennett...See moreJohn Thaw is Henry Willows, a middle-aged man in middle-management who has been divorced from his wife for seven years and is perfectly happy with the arrangement. Apart from his prudish and pernickety daily cleaner, Enid (Elizabeth Bennett), he's alone - and revels in his hard-won solitude. However, Henry's serenity is shattered when, out of the blue, his eldest child, Matthew (Reece Dinsdale), turns up on his doorstep. It seems that Matthew is disenchanted with life at home because of his mum's new boyfriend, and he wants to stay with his dad - for good. See less
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Updated Apr 19, 1985

Release date (First episode)
Apr 19, 1985 (United Kingdom)

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67 cast members
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John Thaw
Henry Willows Henry Willows   See fewer
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Reece Dinsdale
Matthew Willows Matthew Willows   See fewer
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29
Elizabeth Bennett
Mrs. Thompson Mrs. Thompson   See fewer
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14
Joan Blackham
Fiona Fennell Fiona Fennell   See fewer
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6
Rebecca Lacey
Julie Willows Julie Willows   See fewer
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3
John Bird
F G Fielding / FG Fielding F G Fielding / FG Fielding   See fewer
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2
Ian Tucker
Frank Willows Frank Willows   See fewer
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2
Doug Fisher
George George   See fewer
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Sherrie Hewson
Cynthia Cynthia   See fewer
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Jill Gascoine
Judy Schwartz Judy Schwartz   See fewer
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Rachel Bell
Violet Blackett Violet Blackett   See fewer
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Ray Winstone
Bill Bateman Bill Bateman   See fewer
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Alfred Burke
Thrasher Harris Thrasher Harris   See fewer
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Tony Caunter
Christine's Father Christine's Father   See fewer
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Milton Johns
Charles Smith Charles Smith   See fewer
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Frank Mills
Assistant Assistant   See fewer
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Natalie Ogle
Barbie Barbie   See fewer
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Ken Campbell
Mr Prendergast Mr Prendergast   See fewer
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Susan Jameson
Judith Trevelyan Judith Trevelyan   See fewer
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Charles Kay
Mr Padbury Mr Padbury   See fewer
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Deborah Norton
Lydia Lane Lydia Lane   See fewer
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John Rowe
Sally's Dad Sally's Dad   See fewer
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Maxine Audley
Mrs Kent Mrs Kent   See fewer
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Tim Barrett
Manager Manager   See fewer
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Roger Hammond
Lord Fell Lord Fell   See fewer
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Richard Ridings
Millwall Millwall   See fewer
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Andrée Bernard
Stephanie Stephanie   See fewer
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Colin Jeavons
Edward Walker Edward Walker   See fewer
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Perry Fenwick
Ratty Randall Ratty Randall   See fewer
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Sam Kelly
Ted Higgs Ted Higgs   See fewer
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David Hargreaves
Police Constable Police Constable   See fewer
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Jenna Russell
Christine Christine   See fewer
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Reginald Marsh
Jim Brown Jim Brown   See fewer
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Jean Rimmer
Tom's Mum Tom's Mum   See fewer
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Keith Smith
Mr Chapman Mr Chapman   See fewer
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Leslie Ash
Susie Perkins Susie Perkins   See fewer
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John Cater
Shady Gray Shady Gray   See fewer
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Mark Drewry
Mr Palmer Mr Palmer   See fewer
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Terry Gilligan
Policeman Policeman   See fewer
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Emrys James
R.J. Cockcroft R.J. Cockcroft   See fewer
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Jeffry Wickham
Dugdale Dugdale   See fewer
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Ann Beach
Rita Higgs Rita Higgs   See fewer
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Sara Crowe
Cherry Gibson Cherry Gibson   See fewer
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Clare Clifford
Harriet Harriet   See fewer
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Simon Harrison
Paul Smith Paul Smith   See fewer
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Julia Gilbert
Dracula Dracula   See fewer
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John Jardine
Mr Collins Mr Collins   See fewer
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Louis Emerick
Policeman Policeman   See fewer
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Richard Graham
Dusty Miller Dusty Miller   See fewer
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John Horsley
Sir John Sir John   See fewer
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Fiona Curtis
Tina Higgs Tina Higgs   See fewer
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Peter Blythe
Gordon Gordon   See fewer
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Nicky Henson
Edward Willows Edward Willows   See fewer
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Fergus McLarnon
Stephen Stephen   See fewer
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Philip Stone
Mr Trent Mr Trent   See fewer
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6.7 / 10 | 265 votes