On Benefits

May 2018
1:00:00

Season 4, Episode 14: Generation Poverty Gap

4.0 7 x
In Britain there are over 700,000 people reliant on benefits, and they include people of all ages. 32-year-old Richard is eager to get his five-member family out of their two-bedroom home. 57-year-old Clive's partying gets in the way of keeping a job. Cori's lack of teeth spoils her plans for stardom, so is trying to find a proxy to get famous by.
1:00:00

Season 4, Episode 11: Living Hand to Mouth

4.0 8 x
Season 4, Episode 11: Living Hand to Mouth of the TV-show On Benefits was broadcast by 5star on Thursday 24 May 2018 at 11:05.
April 2018
1:00:00

Season 4, Episode 11: Living Hand to Mouth

3.0 6 x
Wales is home to the famous Valleys and male voice choirs, but it's also home to the highest level of benefit claims in Britain. Dawn sepnds all her money looking after five children, Rachael relies on charity shops to clothe her family, while Claire's heart condition stops her finding a full-time job.
1:00:00

Season 4, Episode 4: 90 Years Claiming

4.0 5 x
Season 4, Episode 4: 90 Years Claiming of the TV-show On Benefits was broadcast by 5star on Sunday 15 April 2018 at 1:55.
1:00:00

Season 4, Episode 10: Britain's Benefits Blackspots

4.0 8 x
Shaun is trying to fight the temptation to fall back into his criminal past and back a better future off the system. Leon has exhausted all the job opportunities in his area and must look further afield. Mark suffers from diabates, sciatica and angina, and has been begging the housing association to move him.
1:00:00

Season 4, Episode 9: From Jobcentre to Catwalk

3.0 10 x
Single mum Vanessa dreams of being a model, so she tries to scrape together £195 to apply for a nationwide beauty contest. Single mum Tasha was signed off work for mental health, but the system has denied her long-term sickness benefits. Divorced mum Hannah dreams of becoming an artist, but with three children under six, it will be a struggle to find time.
1:00:00

Season 4, Episode 4: 90 Years Claiming

3.0 6 x
Stories of people who have been on benefits for decades, including a woman who suffers from agoraphobia who is cared for by her partner, a former benefits officer who now relies on the system, and Navy veteran Terry who has PTSD
50:00

Season 4, Episode 1: To Heat or To Eat? That’s the Question

4.0 7 x
Season 4, Episode 1: To Heat or To Eat? That’s the Question of the TV-show On Benefits was broadcast by 5star on Wednesday 11 April 2018 at 3:10.
1:00:00

Season 4, Episode 5: On Benefits: Depressed, Stressed and Repossessed

3.0 7 x
Former bar manager and part-time drag queen Mark lost his Spanish bar after a licensing dispute. Now home and claiming sickness benefits, Mark is keen to get back to work again.
1:00:00

Season 4, Episode 1: To Heat or To Eat? That’s the Question

3.0 8 x
The stark stories of three people barely getting by on benefits in rural parts of Britain, including Psymon who hasn't worked for over a decade since a car accident.
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