The Worker. Charlie (Charlie Drake)
The Worker

The Worker

  • TV sitcom
  • ITV1
  • 1965 - 1978
  • 36 episodes (5 series)

Charlie Drake is The Worker, a man who has had 980 jobs in 20 years - most of them for one day! He is unemployable but that doesn't stop him trying. Also features Percy Herbert and Henry McGee.

Episode menu

Series 1, Episode 3 - The Mechanics Of Peacework

An international incident is narrowly averted when Charlie turns up to see Mr Whittaker in a tight gold lame trousers - to keep him out of mischief he is put on piecework.

Broadcast details

Saturday 13th March 1965
35 minutes

Cast & crew

Charlie Drake Charles Drake
Percy Herbert Mr Whittaker
Guest cast
Oliver Johnston Mr Simnel
Jane Eccles Miss Wokingham
Arthur Hewlett Mr Wiggins
Erik Chitty Mr Corby
Peter Hughes Mr Engles
Bernard Severn Workman
Writing team
Charlie Drake Writer
Lew Schwarz (as Lewis Schwarz) Writer
Production team
Shaun O'Riordan Director
Alan Tarrant Producer
Brian Bartholomew Production Designer

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