Open All Hours. Image shows from L to R: Nurse Gladys Emmanuel (Lynda Baron), Granville (David Jason), Albert Arkwright (Ronnie Barker). Copyright: BBC.

Open All Hours

BBC One and BBC Two sitcom about a local corner shop. 26 episodes (pilot + 4 series), 1973 - 1985. Stars Ronnie Barker, David Jason, Lynda Baron, Kathy Staff and others.

Series 1, Episode 4 is repeated on Gold on Monday at 9:20am.

Open All Hours. Image shows from L to R: Granville (David Jason), Albert Arkwright (Ronnie Barker). Copyright: BBC.

Open All Hours

Mean-yet-loveable northern shopkeeper Arkwright is allergic to spending money - much to the trouble of his put-upon nephew and sole employee Granville

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1973 - 1985
Channels
BBC One, BBC Two
Episodes
26   (1 pilot + 4 series), plus 1 short special
Starring
Ronnie Barker, David Jason, Lynda Baron, Kathy Staff, Maggie Ollerenshaw, Barbara Flynn and Stephanie Cole
Writer
Roy Clarke
Director
Sydney Lotterby
Producer
Sydney Lotterby

Ronnie Barker stars at Albert Arkwright, the penny-pinching northern shop keeper, working his nephew Granville (David Jason) like a slave, and trying to press his amorous - if not a little pathetic - advances upon Nurse Gladys Emmanuel, played by Lynda Baron.

Production Details

Part of

Seven Of One

Production company
Also known as
  • Seven Of One: Open All Hours (Pilot)
Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Sunday 25th March 1973 on BBC Two at 8:15pm
Last new broadcast
Sunday 6th October 1985 on BBC One at 7:15pm
Upcoming repeats
  1. Series 1 Episode 4: Monday at 9:20am on Gold
  2. Series 1 Episode 4: Monday at 2pm on Gold
  3. Series 1 Episode 4: Monday at 6pm on Gold
  4. Series 1 Episode 5: Tuesday at 9:20am on Gold
  5. Series 1 Episode 5: Tuesday at 2pm on Gold
  6. Series 1 Episode 5: Tuesday at 6pm on Gold
  7. Series 1 Episode 6: Wednesday at 9:20am on Gold
  8. Series 1 Episode 6: Wednesday at 2pm on Gold
  9. Series 1 Episode 6: Wednesday at 6pm on Gold
  10. Series 2 Episode 1: Thursday at 9:20am on GoldShow all repeats
  11. Series 2 Episode 1: Thursday at 2pm on Gold
  12. Series 2 Episode 1: Thursday at 6pm on Gold
  13. Series 2 Episode 2: Friday at 9:20am on Gold
  14. Series 2 Episode 2: Friday at 2pm on Gold
  15. Series 1 Episode 5: Friday at 6pm on Gold
  16. Series 2 Episode 3: Monday 25th October at 9:20am on Gold
  17. Series 2 Episode 3: Monday 25th October at 2pm on Gold
  18. Series 2 Episode 3: Monday 25th October at 6pm on Gold
  19. Series 2 Episode 4: Tuesday 26th October at 9:20am on Gold
  20. Series 2 Episode 4: Tuesday 26th October at 2pm on Gold
  21. Series 2 Episode 4: Tuesday 26th October at 6pm on Gold
  22. Series 2 Episode 5: Wednesday 27th October at 9:20am on Gold
  23. Series 2 Episode 5: Wednesday 27th October at 2pm on Gold
  24. Series 2 Episode 5: Wednesday 27th October at 6pm on Gold
  25. Series 2 Episode 6: Thursday 28th October at 9:20am on Gold
  26. Series 2 Episode 6: Thursday 28th October at 2pm on Gold
  27. Series 2 Episode 6: Thursday 28th October at 6pm on Gold
  28. Series 2 Episode 7: Friday 29th October at 9:20am on Gold
  29. Series 2 Episode 7: Friday 29th October at 2pm on Gold
  30. Series 2 Episode 7: Friday 29th October at 6pm on Gold
  31. Series 1 Episode 1: Friday 29th October at 11pm on Yesterday
  32. Series 1 Episode 2: Friday 29th October at 11:40pm on Yesterday
  33. Series 1 Episode 3: Saturday 30th October at 12:20am on Yesterday

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