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 9 - Buy Now Pay Later

The Foster family finances are already over-stretched. But when blind door-to-door salesman Andrew Henderson offers them the 'History of the Black People' in 10 volumes, they are sorely tempted.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 4th 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
Rudolph Walker Andrew Henderson
Writing team
Jon Watkins Writer (Adapted By)
Bob Shayne Writer
Eric Cohen Writer
Production team
Stuart Allen Director
Stuart Allen Producer
Michael Oxley Production Designer
Denis King Composer
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