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 2, Episode 8 - The Diet

Pearl is spurred on to lose some weight after learning that an old flame from back home is visiting England, and realising just how thin she was when they last met.

Broadcast details

Date
Saturday 4th June 1977
Time
7:15pm
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
Allister Bain Lawrence
Merdelle Jordine Gloria
Writing team
Jon Watkins Writer
Production team
Stuart Allen Director
Stuart Allen Producer
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