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 6 - The Man I Most Admire

Benjamin is faced with quite a problem. He has to write an essay for his homework on "The Man I Most Admire". There are a couple of obvious candidates, but daily stresses take their toll and give him second thoughts...

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 14th May 1976
Time
7:30pm
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
Writing team
Jack Elinson Writer
Jon Watkins Writer (Adapted By)
Michael Morris Writer
Production team
Stuart Allen Director
Stuart Allen Producer
Michael Oxley Production Designer
Denis King Composer
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