Slinger's Day. Cecil Slinger (Bruce Forsyth). Copyright: Thames Television
Slinger's Day

Slinger's Day

  • TV sitcom
  • ITV
  • 1986 - 1987
  • 12 episodes (2 series)

Cecil Slinger is the manager of Supafare, a small London supermarket. He's not the best man for the job - but then neither are his useless staff. Stars Bruce Forsyth, Philip Bird, Paul Clarkson, Liz Crowther, Vicky Licorish and more.

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Series 1, Episode 3 - Butter Wouldn't Melt

Cecil gets in touch with an old flame, but after 20 years apart will they recognise each other? Meanwhile, a large delivery of EEC surplus butter has arrived; but Slinger's main concern is an orphan caught shoplifting...

Broadcast details

Wednesday 17th September 1986
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Bruce Forsyth Cecil Slinger
Philip Bird Hardie
Paul Clarkson Mr. Christian
Liz Crowther Sylvia
Vicky Licorish Dottie
Andrew Paul Higgins
David Kelly Fred
Guest cast
Simon Nash Terry
Dawn Perllman Terry's Mother
Maggie Flint 1st Woman Customer
Carolyn Allen 2nd Woman Customer
Bernadette Milnes 3rd Woman Customer
Ivor Salter (as Ivor Slater) Councillor Howard
Pearl-Ann Turner Middle Aged Woman
Kathleen Heath Maggie Williams
Writing team
Vince Powell Writer
Production team
Mark Stuart Director
Mark Stuart Producer
Richard Halladay (as Richard Halladey) Editor
Colin Bocking Editor
Robert Ide Production Designer
Paddy Kingsland Composer

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