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 4, Episode 5 - Ma Chandelle Est Morte

There's a short-lived celebration for Mr Pugh when Charlie gets a job and loses it in the same day. Mr Pugh decides to have nothing else to do with him ...

Broadcast details

Thursday 3rd September 1970
25 minutes

Cast & crew

Charlie Drake Charles Drake
Henry McGee Mr Pugh
Guest cast
Kathleen Byron Miss Giles
Windsor Davies Enoch Ramsbottom
Gerald Turner Ninian McSanderson
William Shearer (as Willie Shearer) Big Jack Hardcastle
Writing team
Charlie Drake Writer
Lew Schwarz (as Lewis Schwarz) Writer
Production team
John Scholz-Conway (as John Scholz Conway) Director
Shaun O'Riordan Producer
Henry Graveney Production Designer

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