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 4 - A Punting We Will Go

Charlie is on a losing streak with the horses, so when he gets a job as a cleaner at a betting shop he thinks it may turn his luck ...

Broadcast details

Saturday 23rd October 1965
35 minutes

Cast & crew

Charlie Drake Charles Drake
Henry McGee Mr Pugh
Guest cast
Eddie Byrne Odds clerk
Glyn Houston Fred Higgs
Peter Hager Counter clerk
Jean Marlow Mrs Higgs
Barry Lowe Pools man
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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