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 9 - Home And Away

With Samuel away watching cricket with friends in the north, the Foster household is split as all three kids - Sonny, Benjamin and Shirley - find love.

Broadcast details

Date
Saturday 11th 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
Dotlyn Kidd Maureen
Vernon Nesbeth Eddie
Terry Duggan Belligerent Man
Ken Barker Policeman
Writing team
Jon Watkins Writer (Adapted By)
Michael Baser Writer
Kim Weiskopf Writer
Production team
Stuart Allen Director
Stuart Allen Producer
Geoff Beames Editor
John Wood Production Designer
Denis King Composer
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