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Hardware 

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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Simon Nye
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Martin Freeman ...  Mike 12 episodes, 2003-2004
Peter Serafinowicz ...  Kenny 12 episodes, 2003-2004
Ken Morley Ken Morley ...  Rex 12 episodes, 2003-2004
Susan Earl Susan Earl ...  Anne 12 episodes, 2003-2004
Ryan Cartwright ...  Steve 12 episodes, 2003-2004
Ella Kenion ...  Julie 12 episodes, 2003-2004
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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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Country:

UK

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English

Release Date:

23 March 2003 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Barkácsbolt See more »

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Thames Television See more »
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(12 episodes)

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Stereo

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Color
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Where do you go after the office?
19 November 2003 | by unlikelyheroineSee all my reviews

... if you're Martin Freeman, to a hardware shop. The subtle genius of "The Office", the programme for which Freeman is best known, is in a different league to "Hardware", which is a traditional sitcom with canned laughter, contrived "comedy" situations, etc.

However, "Hardware" isn't too bad - it has a better cast than most sitcoms, some funny lines and at least tries to have some original storylines... unfortunately Freeman's character is another cynical, embittered employee (as in "The Office") - it would be nice to see him do something a bit different as he is probably a very talented guy.


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