The Worst Jobs in History

Saturday 8:00 PM on Channel 4 Premiered Aug 28, 2004 In Season


No Editor

User Score: 0

User Rating
34 votes

By Users

Write A Review
The Worst Jobs in History

Show Summary

What do you do to get a piece of crust? Tony Robinson presents some of the worst jobs ever from various historical periods in England, ranging from the dark ages through the Victorian era. Season one focuses on historical periods, while season two combines places, social status and periods of time (for example, rural, urban, maritime, etc.). From the channel 4 website: "The history we are taught usually features the lives and times of the great and the good, of the haves but not the have-nots. However, the monarchs, aristocrats and magnates could not have existed without the battalions of minions who performed the tasks that were beneath their masters and mistresses."

See this site for more information:

Previously Aired Episode

AIRED ON 5/21/2006

Season 2 : Episode 12