Three Live Wires. Image shows from L to R: George Smithers (George Roderick), Mike (Michael Medwin), Malcolm (Bernard Fox). Copyright: Associated-Rediffusion Television
Three Live Wires

Three Live Wires

  • TV sitcom
  • ITV
  • 1961
  • 26 episodes (1 series)

A trio of TV repairmen travel around London repairing the sets of the rich and famous and try to avoid the wrath of the shop manager. Stars Michael Medwin, Bernard Fox, George Roderick, Deryck Guyler and Derek Benfield

Key details

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1961
Channels
ITV
Episodes
26 (1 series)
Stars
Michael Medwin, Bernard Fox, George Roderick, Deryck Guyler and Derek Benfield
Writers
James Kelley and Peter Miller
Directors
Christopher Hodson and John P. Hamilton
Companies

Mike and his colleagues, Malcolm and George, share a workbench at the service department of a TV sales company. They are responsible for calling on customers in their homes, many of whom are rich and famous. Out on the road they can avoid their manager, Mr Farnum, who despairs of his work-shy team.

Additional details

Production
Studio
Picture
Black and white

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Monday 15th May 1961 at 8pm on ITV

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