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 2, Episode 7 is repeated on Gold today at 8pm.

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

Location

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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 2 Episode 7: Today at 8pm on Gold
  2. Series 2 Episode 7: Tomorrow at 2:35pm on Gold
  3. Series 2 Episode 6: Tomorrow at 8pm on Gold
  4. Series 2 Episode 6: Wednesday at 2:40pm on Gold
  5. Series 2 Episode 5: Wednesday at 8pm on Gold
  6. Series 3 Episode 5: Thursday at 1am on Yesterday
  7. Series 2 Episode 5: Thursday at 2:40pm on Gold
  8. Series 2 Episode 4: Thursday at 8pm on Gold
  9. Series 3 Episode 5: Thursday at 10:20pm on Yesterday
  10. Series 2 Episode 4: Friday at 7:20pm on GoldShow all repeats
  11. Series 2 Episode 2: Friday at 8pm on Gold
  12. Series 4 Episode 5: Thursday 28th February at 12:20am on Yesterday
  13. Series 4 Episode 5: Thursday 28th February at 10:20pm on Yesterday
  14. Series 2 Episode 2: 23rd Mar at 11:15am on Gold

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