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The Job Lot

  • Episode: 

    4 of 6

  • Transmission (TX): 

    Mon 20 May 2013
  • TX Confirmed: 

  • Time: 

    9.30pm - 10.00pm
  • Week: 

    Week 21 2013 : Sat 18 May - Fri 24 May
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The job centre’s due to be inspected, and Trish [Sarah Hadland] is on the look-out for the mystery shopper – or secret jobseeker – who’s going to file a report.   Nobody else seems to care, apart from security guard Janette [Angela Curran] who harbours an irrational hatred of the Great Barr branch and is determined to beat them in the job centre league table.  Karl [Russell Tovey] is more interested in working with George [Adeel Akhtar] – they’re going to interrogate a pair of big-time benefit cheats together, but they both want to be bad cop.
Cast list:
Karl – Russell Tovey
Trish – Sarah Hadland
Angela – Jo Enright
Danielle – Tamla Kari
Janette – Angela Curran
Paul – Martin Marquez
Graham – Tony Maudsley
Bryony – Sophie McShera
George – Adeel Akhtar
Series overview: 
The comedy is set in a busy West Midlands Job Centre and will focus on the relationships between the people that work there and the people that don’t work there, or anywhere else for that matter. It’s work, or the lack of it, that brings the characters together, and their relationships, or lack of them, around which the series revolves.