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 5 - Through A Glass Darkly

After searching for a father figure and finding Mr Pugh sadly wanting, Charlie reflects back to the day he was born ...

Broadcast details

Saturday 30th October 1965
35 minutes

Cast & crew

Charlie Drake Charles Drake
Henry McGee Mr Pugh
Guest cast
Audrey Nicholson Muriel
Jean Marlow Mrs Drake
Robert Dorning Policeman
Gerald Turner Ambulance man
Len Lowe Ambulance man
Mark Singleton Captain
Anthony Dawes Gunnery officer
Christopher Sandford Radar officer
Etain O'Dell Nurse
Glyn Houston Commander
Barry Lowe Sgt-Major
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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