Mary's Silver Service

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Mary Portas launches a pop-up employment agency to find jobs for Britain's overlooked and under-valued pensioners

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Mary Portas launches a pop-up employment agency to find jobs for Britain's overlooked and under-valued pensioners

Series 1 Summary

Mary Portas wants to find jobs for Britain's overlooked and under-valued pensioners, encouraging them to dust off the skills they've spent a lifetime perfecting and go back to work

  • Episode 1 - Caterers, Hairdresser and Make-Up Artist

    With the hospitality industry worth £80 billion in the UK, Mary decides it is definitely a trade worth going for and uncovers an opportunity for her team to help create a Great Gatsby-themed party

  • Episode 2 - Gardeners and Builders

    Mary's agency lands a job redesigning a garden in Ruislip. Mary drafts in three OAP builders for some decking, including Raimondo (72) a retired builder with a rebellious past.

  • Episode 3 - Builders, Decorators and Designers

    Mary puts together a team of retired builders and designers and gets them to pitch for a refurb project on a north London house. But not all of them like being ordered around and sparks start to fly.

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Mary Portas launches a pop-up employment agency to find jobs for Britain's overlooked and under-valued pensioners

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