4 Extra Debut. A new night-time cleaner arrives to meet the boss in Manchester. It turns out that they have met before. Stars Julie Hesmondhalgh and John Thomson. From 2015.
Every night, as time is called and people are spat out onto the streets and squeezed into rides home to dream -tossed beds - others are hard at work. Teams of cleaners are in office spaces scrubbing, vaccuming and cleaning up. And right at the bottom of the food chain we find our gang - Spit n' Polish tackling the floors of a plush tower block in Manchester city centre.
In this opening episode, a new cleaner reports for duty. Turns out he and his boss have met before.
Written by Ian Kershaw and with a top hole Northern cast this is a funny, sometimes dark comedy about people who always get the fuzzy end of the lollipop.This four-part series is about a group of people who are thrown together by their work and who take as much solace as they can from this.
Julie ..... Julie Hesmondhalgh
Nobby ..... Paul Barber
Dave ..... John Thompson
Shiv ..... Lauren Socha
Nita ..... Bhavna Limbachia
Our Bri ..... Jack Deam
Produced at BBC Salford by Alison Vernon-Smith.
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2015.
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