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

Slinger's Day

ITV sitcom about a supermarket. 12 episodes (2 series), 1986 - 1987. Stars Bruce Forsyth, Philip Bird, Paul Clarkson, Liz Crowther and others.

Series 1, Episode 5 - Black Letter Day

As if his ex-wife's demands for more money weren't bad enough, Slinger's boss decides to drop in - and he could have news on the Watford hypermarket role. Of course, if Sylvia doesn't start paying attention, Cecil won't have a job to be promoted from!

Broadcast details

Wednesday 1st October 1986
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
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
Angela Crow Woman Customer
Michael Stainton Mr. Morris
Frank Coda Postman
Michael Bertenshaw Sales Rep
Writing team
Vince Powell Writer
Production team
Mark Stuart Director
Mark Stuart Producer
Terence E. Badham Editor
Robert Ide Production Designer
Paddy Kingsland Composer