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 6 - And Never The Twine Shall Meet

Mr Whittaker has retired and Charlie is in shock but, for a joke, the Labour Exchange send him to work in Mr Whittaker's new shop as an assistant!

Broadcast details

Saturday 3rd April 1965
35 minutes

Cast & crew

Charlie Drake Charles Drake
Percy Herbert Mr Whittaker
Guest cast
Robert Dorning Mr Nelly
Frank Seton First man
Fred McNaughton Second man
Len Lowe First clerk
Denis Thorne Second clerk
Frank Williams Manager
Mary Griffiths First shopper
Ida Goldapple Second shopper
Peter Hager Male shopper
Doris Rogers Housewife
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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