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Slinger's Day 

Slinger's Day is a British sitcom that aired for two seasons from 1986 to 1987, made by Thames Television for the ITV network. It was a continuation of Tripper's Day, which had originally ... See full summary »

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Brian Cooke
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Series cast summary:
Bruce Forsyth ...  Cecil Slinger 12 episodes, 1986-1987
Philip Bird Philip Bird ...  Hardie 12 episodes, 1986-1987
David Kelly ...  Fred 12 episodes, 1986-1987
Paul Clarkson Paul Clarkson ...  Mr. Christian 10 episodes, 1986-1987
Suzanne Church Suzanne Church ...  Miss Foster 6 episodes, 1987
Liz Crowther Liz Crowther ...  Sylvia 6 episodes, 1986
Jacqueline De Peza Jacqueline De Peza ...  Shirley 6 episodes, 1987
Vicky Licorish Vicky Licorish ...  Dottie 6 episodes, 1986
Andrew Paul ...  Higgins 6 episodes, 1986
Charlie Hawkins Charlie Hawkins ...  Colin Wilkins 6 episodes, 1987
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Slinger's Day is a British sitcom that aired for two seasons from 1986 to 1987, made by Thames Television for the ITV network. It was a continuation of Tripper's Day, which had originally come to a natural end after Leonard Rossiter's death, and, despite the overwhelmingly negative response it had drawn from reviewers and a section of the viewing public, was revived this time with Bruce Forsyth as a different character to Rossiter but fulfilling the same role, that of the manager of a London supermarket with largely incompetent staff. Like Tripper's Day, it was created by Brian Cooke, however, in contrast to the previous series, Cooke only wrote two episodes of the twelve episodes, more than half of them being written by Vince Powell with others being written by Alex Shearer and Sorry! creators Ian Davidson and Peter Vincent, and one episode written by the prolific Andrew Marshall and David Renwick. Slinger's Day represented Forsyth's only ever situation comedy acting role, and he ...

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3 September 1986 (UK) See more »

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This was Bruce Forsyth's first and only sitcom role. See more »

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Follows Tripper's Day (1984) See more »

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