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 2, Episode 2 - Eight And Thrupence

Mr Pugh needs all the help of Zen meditation when Charlie pursues the eight and thrupence he desperately needs ...

Broadcast details

Saturday 9th October 1965
35 minutes

Cast & crew

Charlie Drake Charles Drake
Henry McGee Mr Pugh
Guest cast
Robert Dorning Mr Jones
Kathleen Byron Susan
Norman Chappell Mr Grant
Christopher Sandford First Mr Smith
John Glyn-Jones Second Mr Smith
William Lyon Brown Mr Brown
Alan Rolfe Mr White
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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