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 12 - The Matchmaker

Pearl turns matchmaker when she decides it's high time for her old school friend and neighbour Vilma to remarry. The arrival of Samuel's handsome friend Erroll Burns provides her with an ideal opening.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 25th 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
Oscar James Erroll Burns
Writing team
Norman Paul Writer
Jack Elinson Writer
Jon Watkins Writer (Adapted By)
Production team
Stuart Allen Director
Stuart Allen Producer
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