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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 - New Year With The Fosters

The Fosters think they're hard up, but when they discover on New Year's Eve that an elderly neighbour has resorted to eating dog food, they resolve to do what they can to help.

Broadcast details

Date
Saturday 1st January 1977
Time
10:30pm
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
Irene Handl Mrs. Draper
Writing team
Jon Watkins Writer (Adapted By)
Alan Mannings Writer
Robert Fisher Writer
Phil Naples Writer
Production team
Stuart Allen Director
Stuart Allen Producer
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