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Benefits Britain: Life on the Dole

S2-E4 On Benefits: Cashing in for Christmas

S2-E4 On Benefits: Cashing in for Christmas

Monday 9pm - 10pm My5
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Tuesday, 12:05am - 12:55am Channel 5
Tuesday, 1:05am - 1:55am Channel 5 +1
Wednesday, 2am - 3am My5
Sun 18 Dec, 8pm - 9pm 5STAR
Sun 18 Dec, 9pm - 10pm 5STAR +1
Mon 19 Dec, 5pm - 6pm My5
Tue 20 Dec, 11pm - 12am 5STAR
Wed 21 Dec, 12am - 1am 5STAR +1


This episode examines the experiences of some of the programme's most memorable characters as they deal with Christmas on benefits. Single mother Marie struggles to buy presents for her eight children, but receives good news about a move to a bigger housing association home in Birmingham, while best mates Bennett and Stevo rummage through bins for the food that shops in Nuneaton throw away. What Christmas treats will they uncover for their festive feast?

Cast & Crew

Executive Producer Jacqui Wilson
Executive Producer Bob Jefford
Series Producer Jules Seymour


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