Johnnie Mortimer — Writer
George finally sells his old car and buys a trashy old caravan. He dumps it on the front lawn and when Mildred's pesky sister and brother-in-law visit, they stay in the Roper's room so a stubborn George stakes out in the caravan. That is, until it is towed away.Read More
Mildred has George join the local Tory party so they can qualify for a cheap [vacation] holiday. When they're accepted, they learn that the holiday is all sold out...so they try Blackpool instead. However, the Labour Party is holding a conference there, so all the hotels are full!Read More
Mildred is thrilled to get a letter from Lee Kennedy,an ex-American airman with whom she has a wartime fling who is visiting England and wants to see her again. A jealous George rings up his old flame Gloria and arranges to meet up for a drink with her- though neither reunion turns out to be as the Ropers had hoped.Read More
The Roper's are having another boring Christmas, so the Fourmile's invite them over for a drink. George then challenges Tristram to a game of computer tennis and wins. Afterwards, George gives Jeffrey a game but winds up losing sixteen times...and owing a hefty debt.Read More
Mildred is taking driving lessons from an elderly neighbour but wants to keep it secret from George so she says she is going to Keep Fit class. When Ann accidentally lets slip that the Keep Fit class has finished George suspects Mildred of having an affair and, taking advice from Jeffrey, attempts to be more romantic with her. A misunderstanding arises when the supposed lover comes to the Ropers' house but all is resolved as Mildred passes her test. Jeffrey has to stand in for a poorly Tristram on his paper round.Read More
This is a short documentary about comedy actress Yootha Joyce, looking at her background, personal life and work and career.
Yootha was best known for playing Mildred Roper the TV shows "Man About The House" and it's spin-off "George and Mildred".
Contains archive footage clips of her best performances and interviews with family, friends and co-stars such as Brian Murphy and Sally Thomsett.Read More