The Fosters. Sonny Foster (Lenny Henry). Copyright: London Weekend Television.

The Fosters

ITV sitcom about a black family. 27 episodes (2 series), 1976 - 1977. Stars Norman Beaton, Isabelle Lucas, Carmen Munroe, Lenny Henry and others.

Series 1, Episode 11 - Over The Hill

Samuel Foster is chosen for a Government retraining scheme, so spends what would've been their rent money on hosting a fancy party. Then he discovers the scheme has an upper age limit...

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 18th June 1976
Time
8:30pm
Channel
ITV
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Norman Beaton Samuel Foster
Isabelle Lucas Pearl Foster
Carmen Munroe (as Carmen Munro) Vilma
Lenny Henry Sonny Foster
Sharon Rosita Shirley Foster
Lawrie Mark Benjamin Foster
Guest cast
Arnold Peters Interviewer
Wayne Browne Rick
Writing team
Jon Watkins Writer (Adapted By)
Bob Peete Writer
Production team
Stuart Allen Director
Stuart Allen Producer
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