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Benefits Street reveals the reality of life on benefits, as the residents of streets in areas hit hard by recession invite cameras into their tight-knit communities

About the Show

Benefits Street reveals the reality of life on benefits, as the residents of streets in areas hit hard by recession invite cameras into their tight-knit communities

Series 1 Summary

As austerity continues to bite, jobs remain hard to come by and benefits are squeezed, this observational documentary series reveals the reality of life on benefits

  • Episode 1

    Episode 1

    The first episode of the series that reveals the reality of life on benefits.

  • Episode 2

    Episode 2

    The second episode of the series that reveals the reality of life on benefits.

  • Episode 3

    Episode 3

    The third episode of the series that reveals the reality of life on benefits.

  • Episode 4

    Episode 4

    The fourth episode of the series that reveals the reality of life on benefits.

  • Episode 5

    Episode 5

    The final episode of the series that reveals the reality of life on benefits.