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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

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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