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S1-E10 On Benefits: Life on the Dole

S1-E10 On Benefits: Life on the Dole

Saturday 12:20pm - 1:20pm Channel 5
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Saturday, 1:20pm - 2:20pm Channel 5 +1
Tue 4 Apr, 12:15pm - 1:15pm Channel 5
Tue 4 Apr, 1:15pm - 2:15pm Channel 5 +1


The documentary focuses on four single parents struggling to provide for their children while living on state welfare. Lauren dreams of a career in the Army, where she would get help with childcare, and 40-year-old Joanne is struggling to heat the home she shares with her eight-year-old daughter. Craig has only recently taken sole responsibility for his daughter after the end of his relationship, while clairvoyant and mother-of-six Sue is planing a council house swap - but competition is fierce.

Cast & Crew

Director Richard Mejeh
Executive Producer Ian Rumsey
Producer Richard Mejeh
Series Producer Mark Dolan


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