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 3, Episode 1 - "An Errand Boy By The Ear"

Arkwright's baffled when his customers get upset with his treatment of Granville. Surely, "it's what errand boys are for".

Broadcast details

Date
Sunday 21st March 1982
Time
7:15pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

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

Cast & crew

Cast
Ronnie Barker Albert Arkwright
David Jason Granville
Lynda Baron Nurse Gladys Emmanuel
Maggie Ollerenshaw Mavis
Stephanie Cole Mrs. Featherstone
Guest cast
Madge Hindle Posh Customer
Bridget Ashburn Mrs. Turner
Sue Race Mrs. Ellis
Nick Stringer Man
Writing team
Roy Clarke Writer
Production team
Sydney Lotterby Director
Sydney Lotterby Producer
Mike Jackson Editor
Howard Dell Editor
Tim Gleeson Production Designer
Max Harris Composer

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