Jo Brand: Social workers are 'damned' either way
11 June 2014 Last updated at 15:57 BST
Jo Brand has defended the work of social workers, describing them as "damned if they do and damned if they don't".
The comedian, herself a former psychiatric nurse, ahead of the launch of her new sitcom called Damned, which focuses on life in a social services department.
She told Richard Bacon BBC Radio 5 live's Richard Bacon social workers were "not rewarded in any way" by the public, arguing the work has become more impersonal and less highly valued.