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Tripper’s Day (ITV 1984, Leonard Rossiter, Pat Ashton)

Tripper's Day

Sitcom Tripper’s Day focused on Norman Tripper, harassed manager of London supermarket Supafare.

Sadly this was Leonard Rossiter’s final sitcom before his untimely death, unfortunately it was not his finest performance and not the finest work by creator Brian Cooke either.

The series was retitled Slinger’s Day after Bruce Forsyth took over following Rossiters death.

production details
UK / ITV – Thames / 6×25 minute episodes / Broadcast 24 September – 29 October 1984 Mondays 8.00pm

Writer: Brian Cooke / Producers: Anthony Parker, Michael Mills

cast
Leonard Rossiter as Norman Tripper
Pat Ashton as Hilda Rimmer
Gordon Gostelow as Alf Battle
Paul Clarkson as Mr Christian
Liz Crowther as Sylvia
Philip Bird as Hardie
Charon Bourke as Marlene
David John as Laurel
Vicky Licorish as Dottie
Andrew Paul as Higgins