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The Public Benefits (2011)

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Adam Smith is a budding playwright who sees the local dole office as a darkly surreal place, a hotbed of fear and paranoia. And when a Customer Service Advisor is attacked by a disgruntled claimant, reality cracks and pandemonium reigns.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Lorna Gayle ...
Monica
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Gordon Case ...
Anorak Man
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Guy in Fatigues
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CSA No. 1
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CSA No. 2
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Reader
Charlotte Aikenhead ...
Miss Terchiavelli
Rob Allan ...
Smoker
Katy Bartrop ...
Katy
Danny Bedford ...
Skinhead
Nicola Clackson ...
Gypsy / CSA No.3
Linda Davies ...
Mum
Alex Dower ...
Transvestite CSA
Katharine Dower ...
Katy
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Adam Smith is a budding playwright who sees the local dole office as a darkly surreal place, a hotbed of fear and paranoia. And when a Customer Service Advisor is attacked by a disgruntled claimant, reality cracks and pandemonium reigns.

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Strength In Despair

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Rare footage of Prince Charles's 1994 official visit to Surrey Street Market, Crodyon, was used for the Front and End Title sequences. See more »

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