Life On The Dole


Season 1 Episode 4

3.0 321 x
16-year-old Rebecca is expecting her first child with 17-year-old boyfriend Sonny, who is adamant that he will be in work by the time the baby arrives. Rebecca is the second-youngest of foster mum Anita's four children.

Season 1 Episode 3

1.7 456 x
South Yorkshire has some of the most deprived neighbourhoods in the UK, some of the highest rates of single-parent households and a greater number of long-term unemployed than many other areas in Britain.

Season 1 Episode 2

3.0 493 x
Peter Rolfe is a 64-year-old father of 26 from the Isle of Wight. His children - by 15 different women - range from three years old to 43. The older children now have kids of their own, many of whom are also dependent on the benefits system.

Season 1 Episode 1

3.0 984 x
Meet some Brits claiming benefits in the seaside town of Great Yarmouth. With the majority of work in Yarmouth being seasonal, one in six people sign on and over 20% of children in the town are brought up in benefits families.