UK

Meter men

Electrical meter
Image caption Meter readers witnessed our growing consumption

BBC Four is making a series charting the electrification of Britain. It'll be an entertaining look at what we did with electricity once it entered our homes.

One witness to our increasing consumption is the electricity meter man. We're keen to speak to meter readers who visited homes in the 50s, 60s and 70s and saw our growing use of electric cookers, immersion heaters and washing machines.