Home To Roost, Radio Series, 1974

No it’s not the 1980’s John Thaw sitcom.  In this instance Home To Roost is a BBC Radio Comedy.

Running for thirteen episodes across two series this one Starring Deryck Guyler and Mollie Sugden, Home To Roost ran for thirteen episodes over two series from 1974.


Meet Olive and William Wheeler, a crusty old married couple.

After 40 years of work in the same office, William has recently retired and is trying to adapt to his new life of leisure.

Olive, on the other hand, is trying to adapt to having her husband under her feet all day, for the first time in their marriage.


Whilst no clips were available you can listen here



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Deryck Guyler … William Wheeler
Molly Sugden … Olive Wheeler
Norman Rossington … Jack Bailey
Ysanne Churchman … Angela
Patricia Green … Cath


Channel: BBC Radio 4
Written By: Anne Jones
Produced By: Richard Maddock and Peter Titheradge.
Original Transmission Dates: 1974 – 1975

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