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Nanny State

30 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 23 January 2013

Sally Phillips is Clare Barker the social worker who has all the right jargon but never a practical solution.

A control freak, Clare likes nothing better than interfering in other people's lives on both a professional and personal basis. Clare is in her thirties, white, middle class and heterosexual, all of which are occasional causes of discomfort to her.

Each week we join Clare in her continued struggle to control both her professional and private life

In today's Big Society there are plenty of challenges out there for an involved, caring social worker. Or even Clare.

Brian and Clare are struggling with childcare for their son Thomas when Clare bumps into their beloved Nanny, Nali - who they sacked.

Episode 4 - Nanny State

Written by Harry Venning and David Ramsden
Producer Katie Tyrrell.


Sally Phillips
Alex Lowe
Nina Conti
Richard Lumsden
Mrs Pope
Sarah Thom
Harry Venning
David Ramsden
Katie Tyrrell


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