Britain's Hardest Workers: Inside the Low Wage Economy

Anita Rani explores the reality of work at the lowest end of the pay scale as 20 volunteers test their skills against some of the fastest growing jobs in Britain's low-wage sector.

Show Info

Airs on: United Kingdom BBC Two (2016 - 2016)
Schedule: Weekdays at 19:00 (60 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Documentary
Episodes ordered: 5 episodes

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Episode 5

Episode 1x05; Aug 26, 2016

In the final two days of the experiment, the five remaining workers take on the highest paid employment of the low-wage sector, but it is also the most physically and mentally demanding - night work. As the workers do an all-night shift at a warehous

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x05: Episode 5Aug 26, 2016
1x04: Episode 4Aug 25, 2016
1x03: Episode 3Aug 24, 2016
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