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 3 - God's Business Is Good Business

One of Samuel's old friends arrives unexpectedly at the flat - and he's now a flashy, successful American preacher. But are his motives wholly honest, and will Samuel take up his offer of work? After all, they first met as hardcore gamblers...

Broadcast details

Friday 23rd 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
Lawrie Mark Benjamin Foster
Guest cast
Val Pringle Rev. Steve Smith
Archie Pool The Chauffeur
Writing team
Jon Watkins Writer (Adapted By)
Roland Wolpert Writer
Production team
Stuart Allen Director
Stuart Allen Producer

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