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 4, Episode 1 - Soulmate Weekend

Granville is desperate for female company, so he decides to resort to advertising. He ends up getting more than he bargained for.

Broadcast details

Sunday 1st September 1985
30 minutes


Show past repeats

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Saturday 21st May 2011 9:55am Gold
Friday 5th August 2011 9:20am Gold
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Tuesday 12th May 2020 9:40pm Yesterday
Thursday 4th June 2020 9:00am Gold
Thursday 4th June 2020 1:00pm Gold
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Thursday 10th September 2020 8:00pm Gold
Friday 11th September 2020 1:00pm Gold
Tuesday 27th October 2020 11:35pm Yesterday
Wednesday 28th October 2020 9:40pm Yesterday
Tuesday 15th December 2020 11:00pm Yesterday
Wednesday 16th December 2020 10:00pm Yesterday
Thursday 25th February 2021 9:00am Gold
Thursday 25th February 2021 1:40pm Gold
Thursday 25th February 2021 7:00pm Gold
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Tuesday 30th August 2022 4:40pm Gold
Sunday 23rd October 2022 9:20pm Yesterday
Sunday 13th November 2022 7:40am Gold
Monday 28th November 2022 8:05am Gold
Tuesday 29th November 2022 7:35am Gold
Saturday 10th December 2022 8:20pm Yesterday

Cast & crew

Ronnie Barker Albert Arkwright
David Jason Granville
Lynda Baron Nurse Gladys Emmanuel
Stephanie Cole Mrs Featherstone
Guest cast
Christine Ozanne Customer
Jean Warren Michelle
Gilly Coman Girl Who Answers Advert
Norman Robbins Mr. Halliwell
Writing team
Roy Clarke Writer
Production team
Sydney Lotterby Director
Sydney Lotterby Producer
John Jarvis Editor
Chris Wadsworth Editor
Tim Gleeson Production Designer
Max Harris Composer

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