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Driven to Extremes

Episode Four - Driven To Extremes

Clare is facing a disciplinary tribunal after a seemingly straightforward job goes awry. Can she convince the panel of her professionalism? At home, Brian tries to cheer up a despondent Nali.

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.

Written by Harry Venning and David Ramsden
Producer Alexandra Smith.

Release date:

30 minutes

Last on

Thu 28 May 2015 05:30


Role Contributor
ClareSally Phillips
BrianAlex Lowe
NaliNina Conti
Mr ByrneRichard Lumsden
Ms MellorLiza Tarbuck
Mr PlummerAndrew Wincott
JoanSarah Thom
HannahAlex Tregear
DermottArthur Hughes
ProducerAlexandra Smith
WriterHarry Venning
WriterDavid Ramsden