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 3, Episode 1 - Hallo Cobbler

It's been four years since he last plagued Mr Pugh but he returns to haunt him as if it was yesterday ...

Broadcast details

Monday 29th December 1969
25 minutes

Cast & crew

Charlie Drake Charles Drake
Henry McGee Mr Pugh
Guest cast
Kynaston Reeves Chief
Leslie Dwyer Witch doctor
Barry Lowe Ned Kelly
William Lyon Brown Stowaway
Alicia Dean African Girl
Mona Chong Japanese girl
Katya Wyeth Swedish girl
Doremy Vernon Matilda
John Newman Jack
Sylvester Morand Jim
Louise Sullivan Jane
Susanna Bond Mary
Writing team
Charlie Drake Writer
Lew Schwarz (as Lewis Schwarz) Writer
Production team
Paul Annett Director
Shaun O'Riordan Producer
George Clark Editor
Michael Bailey Production Designer
Derek Scott Composer

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