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 4 - Now Is The Time For All Left Legs

Charlie has managed to get a temporary Government post and it's all because of the strength and dexterity of his left leg!

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 19th January 1970
Time
9:30pm
Channel
ITV1
Length
25 minutes

Cast & crew

Cast
Charlie Drake Charles Drake
Henry McGee Mr Pugh
Guest cast
David Hutcheson Copthorne
Philip Stone Colonel Playfair
Geoffrey Palmer Professor Robinson
Peter French Jenkins
Barry Meteyard Crawford
Sylvester Morand Humphries
Patricia Maynard Hoskins
David Hargreaves Mason
Roger Ferry Johnson
George Baizley Brown
Jennie Paul Receptionist
Fred Berman Toastmaster
Robin Scott Blenkinsop
Bill Burridge Welshman
Pierce McEvoy Irishman
David Joyce Scotsman
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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