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On The House

1 9 7 0 – 1 9 7 1 (UK)
12 x 30 minute episodes

This comedy series from Yorkshire Television debuted on Thursday 24 September 1970 and told of the problems of site foreman Charlie Cattermole (John Junkin) and his tangles with a bunch of characters supposed to be building “a delightful estate of Bijoux residences” for Thomas Clackwood and Sons, builders.

Leading the “Us” in the constant war of “Them and Us” was Gussie Sissons (Kenneth Connor).

Derek Griffiths, John Normington, Gordon Rollings, Peter Attard and Robin Askwith co-starred.

Sid Collins, the creator of the series, used to be Yorkshire’s Head of Light Entertainment.

Charlie Cattermole
John Junkin
Gussie Sissons
Kenneth Connor
‘Old’ Fred Spooner
John Normington
Arnold Pugh
Tommy Godfrey
Gordon Rollings
Derek Griffiths
Peter Attard
Robin Askwith


Let My People Go | Forty Feet of Roofing Felt Do Not Just Get Up and Walk Away | A Little Bit on the Side | The Fickle Finger of Arnold Pugh | The Great McGonigle | Thank You Fred Spooner and Goodbye || The Secret Life of Charlie Cattermole | Treasure Trove | Take Me to Your Leader | The Wettest Day of the Year | Are You Giving Me the Business? | Will the Real Harvey Micklethwaite Please Stand Up?