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 5 - A Democratic Democratism

Charlie finds himself topping the bill at the London Palladium after mistakenly going through the wrong door at a talent agency ...

Broadcast details

Saturday 27th March 1965
35 minutes

Cast & crew

Charlie Drake Charles Drake
Percy Herbert Mr Whittaker
Guest cast
John Meillon J. A. Deerfoot
Dudley Foster Mr Grey
Lionel Murton J.B.
Joyce Blair Receptionist
P.G. Stephens (as P. G. Stephens) Ranjit Ben Singh
Maggie Fitzgibbon J. C.
Clare Gordon Valerie
Len Lowe Man
Michael Russell Spaniard
Alan Browning Henry V
Roy Jameson Ballet dancer
Norman Vaughan Self
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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