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 5 is repeated on Gold on Monday at 9am.

Series 2, Episode 3 - Fig Biscuits And Inspirational Toilet Rolls

Arkwright's marketing genius comes to the fore as he tries to shift some over-stocked items.

Broadcast details

Sunday 15th March 1981
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Ronnie Barker Albert Arkwright
David Jason Granville
Lynda Baron Nurse Gladys Emmanuel
Guest cast
Kathy Staff Mrs. Blewett
Maggie Ollerenshaw Mavis
Howard Crossley Man in Car
Mike Kelly Delivery Man
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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