Hardware. Image shows from L to R: Anne (Susan Earl), Kenny (Peter Serafinowicz), Mike (Martin Freeman), Steve (Ryan Cartwright), Rex (Ken Morley), Julie (Ella Kenion). Copyright: TalkbackThames.

Hardware

ITV sitcom about a hardware shop. 12 episodes (2 series), 2003 - 2004. Stars Martin Freeman, Peter Serafinowicz, Ken Morley, Ryan Cartwright and others.

Hardware. Image shows from L to R: Anne (Susan Earl), Kenny (Peter Serafinowicz), Mike (Martin Freeman), Steve (Ryan Cartwright), Rex (Ken Morley), Julie (Ella Kenion). Copyright: TalkbackThames.

Hardware

Set in Hamway's Hardware Store, this sitcom follows the lives of its fanatical DIY staff Mike, Kenny, Steve and Rex

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
2003 - 2004
Channel
ITV
Episodes
12   (2 series)
Creator
Simon Nye
Starring
Martin Freeman, Peter Serafinowicz, Ken Morley, Ryan Cartwright, Susan Earl and Ella Kenion
Director
Ben Kellett
Producer
Margot Gavan Duffy

Hardware follows the lives of Mike, Kenny, Steve and Rex who work in the small London tool shop Hamway's Hardware Store.

The staff talk about their lives, have laddish chats, do little work and sneer at any any customers who are unfortunately enough to reveal they are not DIY professionals. When not "working" the four relax at the nearby cafe called Nice Day where Anne and her friend Julie work.

Production Details

Production company
Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Sunday 23rd March 2003 on ITV at 10:05pm
Last new broadcast
Sunday 11th April 2004 on ITV
Length of episodes
30 minutes

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