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.

Episode menu

Series 2, Episode 4 - Initiative

After accidentally ordering 560 packets of fish cakes, Slinger sets the staff the task of flogging every last pack by any means necessary. Poor Fred is thrown right in at the deep end.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 30th September 1987
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Bruce Forsyth Cecil Slinger
Philip Bird Hardie
Paul Clarkson Mr. Christian
David Kelly Fred
Suzanne Church Miss Foster
Jacqueline De Peza Shirley
Charlie Hawkins Colin Wilkins
Guest cast
Ronald Leigh-Hunt Major Dobson
Robert Longdon Mr. Grebely
Maurice Thorogood T.V. Director
David Howe Youth
Pearl-Ann Turner Mother
Patricia Samuels Old Lady
Maggie Flint Lady Customer
Catherine Ludlow Little Girl
Writing team
Andrew Marshall Writer
David Renwick Writer
Production team
Mark Stuart Director
Mark Stuart Producer
Dave Lewinton Editor
Philip Blowers Production Designer
Paddy Kingsland Composer

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