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

Open All Hours

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One / BBC Two
  • 1973 - 1985
  • 26 episodes (4 series)

Mean-yet-loveable northern shopkeeper Arkwright is allergic to spending money - much to the trouble of his put-upon nephew and sole employee Granville. Stars Ronnie Barker, David Jason, Lynda Baron, Kathy Staff, Maggie Ollerenshaw and more.

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Series 1, Episode 5 - Well Catered Funeral

His best friend's funeral tests Arkwright's generosity to a painfull degree.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 19th March 1976
Time
9pm
Channel
BBC Two
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

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Friday 15th July 2011 9:20am Gold
Friday 15th July 2011 2:00pm Gold
Saturday 16th July 2011 6:50am Gold
Sunday 7th August 2011 8:40am Gold
Saturday 13th August 2011 8:45am Gold
Monday 5th September 2011 4:00pm Gold
Monday 5th September 2011 8:40pm Gold
Friday 25th May 2012 1:00pm Gold
Friday 25th May 2012 7:00pm Gold
Wednesday 4th July 2012 1:00pm Gold
Wednesday 4th July 2012 7:40pm Gold
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Friday 21st September 2012 12:20pm Gold
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Tuesday 8th January 2013 7:40pm Gold
Sunday 17th February 2013 10:40am Gold
Sunday 24th February 2013 7:30pm BBC2
Monday 22nd September 2014 6:50pm Gold
Tuesday 23rd September 2014 12:00pm Gold
Wednesday 31st December 2014 4:45pm Gold
Thursday 1st January 2015 10:00am Gold
Thursday 15th January 2015 9:05pm Gold
Friday 16th January 2015 5:40pm Gold
Wednesday 4th February 2015 1:55pm BBC2 Scot
Wednesday 4th February 2015 3:40pm BBC2
Thursday 16th April 2015 6:10pm Gold
Saturday 6th June 2015 3:40pm Drama
Tuesday 15th September 2015 8:40pm Gold
Wednesday 16th September 2015 3:20pm Gold
Thursday 26th November 2015 10:40pm Yesterday
Friday 27th November 2015 8:40pm Yesterday
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Monday 7th March 2016 12:40pm Gold
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Thursday 28th July 2016 2:15pm Gold
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Friday 14th October 2016 7:15pm Gold
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Wednesday 26th October 2016 2:00pm BBC2 Scot
Friday 28th October 2016 10:10am Gold
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Friday 28th October 2016 4:50pm Gold
Sunday 15th January 2017 10:40pm Yesterday
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Wednesday 5th April 2017 9:00pm Yesterday
Thursday 6th April 2017 3:40pm Yesterday
Monday 10th April 2017 8:00pm Gold
Saturday 6th May 2017 5:40pm Drama
Sunday 28th May 2017 3:40pm Gold
Monday 29th May 2017 7:55am Gold
Wednesday 7th June 2017 8:00pm Gold
Thursday 8th June 2017 12:00pm Gold
Friday 14th July 2017 1:40pm Gold
Friday 14th July 2017 6:20pm Gold
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Tuesday 11th September 2018 10:00pm Gold
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Thursday 17th January 2019 9:40pm Yesterday
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Friday 5th July 2019 1:45pm Gold
Friday 5th July 2019 6:20pm Gold
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Monday 16th September 2019 2:45pm Gold
Monday 16th September 2019 7:10pm Gold
Tuesday 12th November 2019 11:20pm Yesterday
Wednesday 13th November 2019 9:40pm Yesterday
Friday 10th January 2020 9:00am Gold
Friday 10th January 2020 1:00pm Gold
Friday 10th January 2020 7:00pm Gold
Saturday 11th January 2020 8:30am Gold
Tuesday 25th February 2020 11:40pm Yesterday
Wednesday 26th February 2020 9:40pm Yesterday
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Tuesday 24th November 2020 10:50pm Yesterday
Wednesday 25th November 2020 9:00pm Yesterday
Saturday 9th January 2021 8:40pm Yesterday
Thursday 4th February 2021 8:20am Gold
Thursday 4th February 2021 1:40pm Gold
Thursday 4th February 2021 7:00pm Gold
Thursday 24th June 2021 9:20am Gold
Thursday 24th June 2021 12:40pm Gold
Thursday 24th June 2021 6:00pm Gold
Sunday 4th July 2021 10:20pm Yesterday
Wednesday 11th August 2021 8:00pm Gold
Thursday 12th August 2021 2:00pm Gold
Tuesday 19th October 2021 9:20am Gold
Tuesday 19th October 2021 2:00pm Gold
Tuesday 19th October 2021 6:00pm Gold
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Saturday 30th October 2021 9:20pm Yesterday
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Cast & crew

Cast
Ronnie Barker Albert Arkwright
David Jason Granville
Lynda Baron Nurse Gladys Emmanuel
Kathy Staff Mrs. Blewett
Guest cast
Reginald Barratt Mr. Wilkinson
John Challis Bread Man
Writing team
Roy Clarke Writer
Production team
Sydney Lotterby Director
Sydney Lotterby Producer
Alistair McKay Editor
Howard Dell Editor
Tim Gleeson Production Designer
Max Harris Composer

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