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 4 - No Automation Without Representation

It's ironic that Charlie should get sacked for working during his tea-break as he has spent most of the last 20 years dole money on union dues!

Broadcast details

Saturday 20th March 1965
35 minutes

Cast & crew

Charlie Drake Charles Drake
Percy Herbert Mr Whittaker
Guest cast
Reginald Marsh Mr Parker
Leslie Dwyer Bill Hoskins
John Glyn-Jones Mr Chitterling
Wanda Ventham Sandra
Audrey Nicholson Geraldine
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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