A hapless supermarket manager tries in vain to deal with hopeless staff and haphazard customers.






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Series cast summary:
 Norman Tripper 6 episodes, 1984
Pat Ashton ...
 Hilda Rimmer 6 episodes, 1984
Gordon Gostelow ...
 Alf Battle 6 episodes, 1984
Paul Clarkson ...
 Mr. Christian 6 episodes, 1984
Liz Crowther ...
Philip Bird ...
Charon Bourke ...
Vicky Licorish ...


A hapless supermarket manager tries in vain to deal with hopeless staff and haphazard customers.

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After the death of Leonard Rossiter the show was renamed Slinger's Day (1986) with Bruce Forsyth replacing Rossiter in the leading role. See more »


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3 July 2004 | by See all my reviews

Erm, the closest Leslie Crowther ever got to this programme was sitting at home watching it with the rest of us.

As the cast list indicates, Leonard Rossiter was the principle actor in this rather below par sitcom. His untimely death prevented him from appearing in a second series so the title was changed to Slinger's Day and Bruce Forsyth stepped in to replace him.

The show also featured an early appearance by Andrew Paul who later went on to play the part for which he is best known - PC Dave Quinnan in The Bill.

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