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

ITV sitcom. 26 episodes (1 series) in 1961. Stars Michael Medwin, Bernard Fox, George Roderick, Deryck Guyler and Derek Benfield.

Three Live Wires

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

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

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.

Production Details

Production company
Picture
Black and white

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Monday 15th May 1961 on ITV at 8pm
Last new broadcast
Monday 6th November 1961 on ITV at 8pm
Length of episodes
25 minutes