- Mrs. Clackett (Dotty): Housekeeper for the Brents' home in England. Hospitable, though slow.
- Roger (Garry): Estate agent looking to let Flavia's and Philip's house.
- Vicki (Brooke): Works for the tax authorities and is trying to woo Roger.
- Philip Brent (Freddy): Lives out of the country with his wife Flavia to avoid paying taxes and is on a secret visit.
- Flavia Brent (Belinda): Philip Brent's wife. She is dependable, though not one for household duties.
- Burglar (Selsdon): Old man in his seventies, breaking into the Brents' house.
- Sheikh (Freddy): Interested in renting the house.
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