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.

Episode menu

Series 2, Episode 1 - Laundry Blues

Nurse Gladys Emmanuel tells Arkwright that he must buy a new washing machine, he is forced to come up with an ingenious plan to keep her happy and his savings undisturbed.

Broadcast details

Date
Sunday 1st March 1981
Time
7:15pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

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Tuesday 19th July 2011 9:20am Gold
Tuesday 19th July 2011 2:00pm Gold
Sunday 14th August 2011 8:10am Gold
Wednesday 7th September 2011 4:00pm Gold
Wednesday 7th September 2011 8:40pm Gold
Tuesday 10th January 2012 6:00pm Gold
Wednesday 11th January 2012 2:00pm Gold
Thursday 5th July 2012 1:00pm Gold
Thursday 5th July 2012 7:40pm Gold
Sunday 9th September 2012 11:00am Gold
Tuesday 25th September 2012 12:20pm Gold
Tuesday 25th September 2012 6:20pm Gold
Thursday 10th January 2013 1:40pm Gold
Thursday 10th January 2013 7:40pm Gold
Sunday 17th February 2013 12:00pm Gold
Sunday 7th April 2013 6:35pm Gold
Monday 8th April 2013 10:20am Gold
Monday 1st July 2013 5:20pm Gold
Monday 9th September 2013 12:20pm Gold
Monday 9th September 2013 7:00pm Gold
Friday 24th January 2014 11:50am Gold
Friday 24th January 2014 6:40pm Gold
Saturday 22nd February 2014 8:00am Gold
Saturday 22nd February 2014 1:20pm Gold
Friday 25th April 2014 9:00pm Yesterday
Tuesday 22nd July 2014 7:40pm Gold
Monday 29th September 2014 6:50pm Gold
Tuesday 30th September 2014 12:00pm Gold
Thursday 1st January 2015 4:30pm Gold
Friday 2nd January 2015 12:25pm Gold
Saturday 10th January 2015 7:45am Gold
Thursday 22nd January 2015 9:00pm Gold
Friday 23rd January 2015 5:40pm Gold
Friday 6th February 2015 3:40pm BBC2
Thursday 23rd April 2015 6:10pm Gold
Friday 24th April 2015 12:40pm Gold
Tuesday 22nd September 2015 8:40pm Gold
Wednesday 23rd September 2015 3:20pm Gold
Thursday 3rd December 2015 10:00pm Yesterday
Friday 4th December 2015 8:00pm Yesterday
Wednesday 9th December 2015 4:00pm Gold
Thursday 10th December 2015 8:35am Gold
Saturday 6th February 2016 3:00pm Gold
Sunday 7th February 2016 9:00am Gold
Thursday 10th March 2016 7:20pm Gold
Friday 11th March 2016 12:40pm Gold
Tuesday 19th April 2016 11:20pm Yesterday
Wednesday 20th April 2016 10:00pm Yesterday
Wednesday 3rd August 2016 2:05pm Gold
Wednesday 3rd August 2016 6:40pm Gold
Wednesday 31st August 2016 10:15am Gold
Wednesday 31st August 2016 5:20pm Gold
Thursday 13th October 2016 10:00pm Yesterday
Friday 14th October 2016 8:00pm Yesterday
Tuesday 18th October 2016 9:20pm Gold
Tuesday 1st November 2016 10:10am Gold
Tuesday 1st November 2016 2:45pm BBC2
Tuesday 1st November 2016 4:35pm Gold
Saturday 11th February 2017 10:00pm Yesterday
Sunday 12th February 2017 8:00pm Yesterday
Monday 10th April 2017 8:40pm Gold
Wednesday 26th April 2017 9:00pm Yesterday
Thursday 27th April 2017 12:00pm Gold
Thursday 27th April 2017 3:40pm Yesterday
Saturday 13th May 2017 5:00pm Drama
Saturday 15th July 2017 4:00pm Gold
Tuesday 18th July 2017 1:40pm Gold
Tuesday 18th July 2017 6:20pm Gold
Monday 2nd October 2017 10:00pm Yesterday
Tuesday 3rd October 2017 10:00am Yesterday
Tuesday 16th January 2018 11:00pm Yesterday
Wednesday 17th January 2018 9:00pm Yesterday
Thursday 18th January 2018 8:00pm Gold
Friday 19th January 2018 2:00pm Gold
Friday 16th March 2018 7:20pm Gold
Friday 6th July 2018 2:10pm Gold
Friday 6th July 2018 7:40pm Gold
Tuesday 18th September 2018 7:40pm Gold
Wednesday 19th September 2018 7:00pm Gold
Sunday 18th November 2018 10:20am Gold
Monday 19th November 2018 9:30am Gold
Wednesday 23rd January 2019 11:00pm Yesterday
Thursday 24th January 2019 9:00pm Yesterday
Wednesday 20th March 2019 11:40pm Yesterday
Thursday 21st March 2019 9:40pm Yesterday
Wednesday 15th May 2019 11:00pm Yesterday
Thursday 16th May 2019 9:00pm Yesterday
Tuesday 9th July 2019 1:40pm Gold
Tuesday 9th July 2019 7:40pm Gold
Monday 5th August 2019 11:40pm Yesterday
Tuesday 6th August 2019 9:40pm Yesterday
Wednesday 18th September 2019 2:40pm Gold
Wednesday 18th September 2019 7:05pm Gold
Tuesday 19th November 2019 11:35pm Yesterday
Wednesday 20th November 2019 9:00pm Yesterday
Tuesday 14th January 2020 8:55am Gold
Tuesday 14th January 2020 12:55pm Gold
Tuesday 14th January 2020 7:00pm Gold
Monday 13th April 2020 11:00pm Yesterday
Tuesday 14th April 2020 9:00pm Yesterday
Monday 18th May 2020 9:20am Gold
Monday 18th May 2020 1:20pm Gold
Monday 18th May 2020 6:40pm Gold
Monday 8th June 2020 11:40pm Yesterday
Tuesday 9th June 2020 9:40pm Yesterday
Wednesday 5th August 2020 12:20am Yesterday
Wednesday 5th August 2020 10:20pm Yesterday
Tuesday 1st September 2020 8:00pm Gold
Wednesday 2nd September 2020 1:20pm Gold
Friday 25th September 2020 8:15am Gold
Friday 25th September 2020 10:55am Gold
Friday 25th September 2020 2:55pm Gold
Wednesday 30th September 2020 12:35am Yesterday
Wednesday 30th September 2020 10:20pm Yesterday
Wednesday 25th November 2020 12:10am Yesterday
Wednesday 25th November 2020 10:20pm Yesterday
Saturday 16th January 2021 8:00pm Yesterday
Monday 8th February 2021 8:20am Gold
Monday 8th February 2021 1:40pm Gold
Monday 8th February 2021 7:40pm Gold
Tuesday 13th April 2021 12:20am Yesterday
Monday 28th June 2021 9:20am Gold
Monday 28th June 2021 12:40pm Gold
Monday 28th June 2021 6:00pm Gold
Sunday 11th July 2021 9:40pm Yesterday
Thursday 12th August 2021 8:00pm Gold
Friday 13th August 2021 2:00pm Gold
Thursday 21st October 2021 9:20am Gold
Thursday 21st October 2021 2:00pm Gold
Thursday 21st October 2021 6:00pm Gold
Friday 12th November 2021 11:00pm Yesterday
Saturday 13th November 2021 8:00pm Yesterday

Cast & crew

Cast
Ronnie Barker Albert Arkwright
David Jason Granville
Lynda Baron Nurse Gladys Emmanuel
Maggie Ollerenshaw Mavis
Guest cast
Renu Setna VAT Man
Nick Stringer Neville
Matthew Scurfield Man from Bus Stop
Writing team
Roy Clarke Writer
Production team
Sydney Lotterby Director
Sydney Lotterby Producer
Jon Gregory Editor
Graham Sisson Editor
Tim Gleeson Production Designer
Max Harris Composer

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