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 2 - My Son The Lover

Sonny Foster's gift as a portrait painter pays off when the prettiest girl in the school sits for him. And, like many an artist, Sonny falls madly in love with his beautiful model.

Broadcast details

Friday 16th April 1976
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
Guest cast
Patricia Ebigwel Charlotte
Writing team
Norman Paul Writer
Jack Elinson Writer
Jon Watkins Writer (Adapted By)
Lou Derman Writer
Bill Davenport Writer
Production team
Stuart Allen Director
Stuart Allen Producer

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