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 3 - Little Tom

Having lost another job, Charlie tries to deflect Mr Pugh's anger by spinning him the tale of 'Little Tom' which involves lost parents and murderous intentions!

Broadcast details

Saturday 16th October 1965
35 minutes

Cast & crew

Charlie Drake Charles Drake
Henry McGee Mr Pugh
Guest cast
Paul Whitsun-Jones Mr Bullock
Kathleen Byron Mrs Bullock
Frank Williams Paul
Barry Lowe Henry
Audrey Nicholson Muriel
Wally Patch Mr Huggett
Gerald Turner Mr Brown
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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