Has there ever been an appliance more essential to the survival of the human species? Probably.

But we think the TEASMADE must rank up there with the wheel - or at the very least, the suitcase with wheels. Few products in history have been so developed, then re-developed, tweaked, re-invented and tinkered with than this marvelous little contrivance. Why - you may ask - have some of mankind's greatest minds spent the last 120 years inventing around 100 incarnations of TEASMADE-type devices? The answer can be expressed in this simple existential truth:

If you don't have a Teasmade then you have to get out of bed to make your morning cuppa - like some sort of caveman!