Hardware (2003–2004)

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Hardware (TV Series 2003–2004)

The series revolves around the store staff as they engage in a daily wisecrack battle with packs of DIY obsessed clients.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
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Creators
Creator Simon Nye
Information
Release Date2003-03-22
Runtime30min
GenreComedy
Content Rating
AwardsAwards1 win & 2 nominations total
CompanyThames Television
CountryUK
LanguageEnglish
Anneas Anne
Steveas Steve
Julieas Julie
Builderas Builder…
Cliffas Cliff…
Colinas Colin
Mel Claus Crawford
Mel Claus Crawford
Patronising Womanas Patronising Woman…
Builderas Builder
Howard Karloff
Howard Karloff
Dineras Diner…
Mr. Willisas Mr. Willis
Builderas Builder
Ade Adepitan
Ade Adepitan
Man in Wheelchairas Man in Wheelchair
Customer in a Hurryas Customer in a Hurry
Georgia Fitch
Georgia Fitch
Café Customeras Café Customer
Peter Davisonas Peter Davison

Hardware (TV series)

Hardware is a British sitcom that aired on ITV from 2003 to 2004. Starring Martin Freeman, it was written and created by Simon Nye, the creator of Men Behaving Badly and directed by Ben Kellett.

The show's opening theme was "A Taste of Honey" by Herb Alpert's Tijuana Brass.


Cast

  • Martin Freeman - Mike
  • Peter Serafinowicz - Kenny
  • Ken Morley - Rex
  • Ryan Cartwright - Steve
  • Susan Earl - Anne
  • Ella Kenion - Julie
  • Iain Pearson - Brian McCampion

Plot

Hardware is set in "Hamway's Hardware Store" in London, where main character Mike (Martin Freeman) works with Steve (Ryan Cartwright) and Kenny (Peter Serafinowicz) for shop owner Rex (Ken Morley). They relax at the next-door-but-one cafe, "Nice Day Cafe", where Mike's girlfriend Anne (Susan Earl) works with Julie (Ella Kenion). The series revolves around the store staff as they engage in a daily wisecrack battle with packs of DIY obsessed clients.


Episodes

Series One (2003)

Series Two (2004)


DVD releases

The first series of Hardware is available on DVD in Region 4 (Australia). The complete series of Hardware was released in February 2009 in the UK on Region 2 from Network DVD.