The Job Lot. Image shows from L to R: Karl (Russell Tovey), Trish (Sarah Hadland). Copyright: Big Talk Productions.

The Job Lot

ITV2 and ITV sitcom following the staff in a Midlands job centre. 18 episodes (3 series), 2013 - 2015. Stars Sarah Hadland, Russell Tovey, Jo Enright, Laura Aikman and others.

Series 1, Episode 2

In an effort to boost the job centre's figures, Trish calls in a soldier to recruit job seekers, but he generates a very different kind of interest.

Further details

The Job Lot. Image shows from L to R: Danielle (Tamla Kari), Sergeant Steve Fox (Sean Pertwee), Janette (Angela Curran). Copyright: Big Talk Productions.

In an effort to boost Brownall Job Centre's figures, Trish calls in the army. Sergeant Steve Fox comes in to recruit jobseekers to the armed forces, and finds himself on the receiving end of a very different kind of interest.

Battle lines are drawn and Trish is going to have to overcome her bad hair day if she wants to get her man.

Meanwhile benefit fraud investigator George goes undercover to trap a man who's signing on and working as a decorator, but things don't quite go according to plan.

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 6th May 2013
Time
9:30pm
Channel
ITV
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Sarah Hadland Trish
Russell Tovey Karl
Jo Enright Angela
Angela Curran Janette
Martin Marquez Paul
Tony Maudsley Graham
Adeel Akhtar George
Tamla Kari Danielle
Guest cast
Tomi May Dean Price
Sean Pertwee Sergeant Steve Fox
Martin Trenaman Douglas Knox
Writing team
Claire Downes Writer
Ian Jarvis Writer
Stuart Lane Writer
James Gillam-Smith Script Editor
Production team
Martin Dennis Director
Hannah Pescod Producer
Kenton Allen Executive Producer
Matthew Justice Executive Producer
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