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 2 - You Have Enjoyed The Sweets, Now You Must Suffer The Sours

The Labour Exchange is visited by two very official-looking characters who interrogate Mr Pugh about the whereabouts of a certain Mr. Drake!

Broadcast details

Monday 5th January 1970
25 minutes

Cast & crew

Charlie Drake Charles Drake
Henry McGee Mr Pugh
Guest cast
Geraldine Newman Miss Gates
John Ringham Cropper
Windsor Davies Pringle
Ellis Dale Watt
Margaret Denyer Matron
Roger Brierley Doctor
Frederick Hall Brownlow
Jennifer Browne Nurse Collins
Malcolm Rogers the Pacer
Robin Humphreys Tom
Bill Lyons Jack
Writing team
Charlie Drake Writer
Lew Schwarz (as Lewis Schwarz) Writer
Production team
Paul Annett Director
Shaun O'Riordan Producer
Michael Bailey Production Designer
Derek Scott Composer

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