Can't Pay? We'll Take It Away

With exclusive access to some of the most experienced High Court enforcement bailiffs and repossession teams in the country, this series is an eye-opening insight into cash-strapped Britain from the perspectives of debtors, creditors and debt collectors. It reveals what it means to be a creditor who cannot get back what they are owed, what it is like to be saddled with debt that you are simply unable to repay and what it takes to be the kind of person who can pay but refuses to do so.

Cameras capture the daily hassle of dealing with violent confrontations, tearful debtors, downright liars and genuine cases of hardship. Then there are the debtors, many of whom have some distressing tales to tell of how they got into the situation in the first place. No one wants their possessions confiscated, after all. The result is a unique insight into one of the biggest issues facing those who cannot afford to keep paying the bills.

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Episode 22

Episode 5x22; Oct 18, 2017

Max and Steve are on a bid to recover unpaid court costs after a car accident. The debtor denies all knowledge, but his luxury car could be taken away. Also Aron and Iain have a writ after the organiser of a music festival refused to pay a supplier.

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
5x22: Episode 22Oct 18, 2017
5x21: Episode 21Oct 11, 2017
5x20: Episode 20Oct 4, 2017
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