Home to Roost (1985–1990)

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 Henry Willows (29 episodes, 1985-1990)
Reece Dinsdale ...
 Matthew Willows (29 episodes, 1985-1990)
Elizabeth Bennett ...
 Mrs. Thompson (14 episodes, 1985-1986)
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Definitely underrated
25 November 2008 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Yes definitely underrated as a comedy. This gem is currently re-running on one of UK Freeview (FreeSat) channels albeit at 6 AM (!). But it is well worth getting up to see or setting TiVo to record. The late - and great - John Thaw is now much better known for his role as the Police Detective Inspector Morse, a VERY serious grumpy character. A brilliant creation and characterisation with near perfect performances. But this is a rare glimpse into John pre-immortalisation as Morse - and he is equally brilliant. Fantastic dead-pan delivery of lines, beautifully acted with a very small support cast. It has been overlooked for too long and should be given more prominent re-run space.


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