Tripper’s Day Headed To Forces TV

Leonard Rossiter’s final sitcom, ‘Tripper’s Day’, is to be broadcast on UK channel Forces TV; thirty five years after it was first shown in 1984.

Rossiter played Norman Tripper, a northern manager of a London supermarket. Produced by Thames Television for ITV, the show was written by Brian Cooke and ran for one series of 6 episodes. The cast also included Pat Ashton, Gordon Gostelow, Philip Bird, Charon Bourke, Paul Clarkson, Liz Crowther, David John, Vicky Licorish and Andrew Paul. A follow-up series called ‘Slinger’s Day’, starring Bruce Forsyth, was broadcast in 1986; it ran for two series.

Forces TV will begin broadcasting ‘Tripper’s Day’ on Friday the 18th of October 2019 at 9pm, part of their ‘Friday Night Comedy Takeover’.

Jamie Dyer

Jamie Dyer is an experienced writer, broadcaster, musician and social media marketer. He enjoys Old Time Radio, vintage TV, collecting vinyl and supporting the New York Knicks.

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