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 and Lynda Baron.

Series 1, Episode 1 is repeated on Yesterday on Tuesday 5th November at 11pm.

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 and Lynda Baron
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 (Other official name)
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 1: Tuesday 5th November at 11pm on Yesterday
  2. Series 1 Episode 2: Tuesday 5th November at 11:40pm on Yesterday
  3. Series 1 Episode 3: Wednesday 6th November at 12:20am on Yesterday
  4. Series 1 Episode 1: Wednesday 6th November at 9pm on Yesterday
  5. Series 1 Episode 2: Wednesday 6th November at 9:40pm on Yesterday
  6. Series 1 Episode 3: Wednesday 6th November at 10:20pm on Yesterday

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