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 5 - Happy Birthday Arkwright

What does Arkwright want for his birthday? Certainly not a visit from the man from the Good Shop Guide.

Broadcast details

Date
Sunday 29th September 1985
Time
7:15pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Saturday 21st May 2011 12:35pm Gold
Thursday 11th August 2011 9:20am Gold
Thursday 11th August 2011 2:00pm Gold
Wednesday 12th October 2011 1:20pm Gold
Wednesday 12th October 2011 8:40pm Gold
Monday 13th February 2012 1:20pm Gold
Monday 13th February 2012 7:20pm Gold
Friday 15th June 2012 1:00pm Gold
Friday 15th June 2012 6:20pm Gold
Tuesday 17th July 2012 1:00pm Gold
Tuesday 17th July 2012 7:40pm Gold
Thursday 18th October 2012 12:20pm Gold
Thursday 18th October 2012 6:20pm Gold
Tuesday 5th February 2013 7:40pm Gold
Wednesday 6th February 2013 12:20am Gold
Sunday 10th March 2013 11:00am Gold
Sunday 9th June 2013 6:05pm Gold
Monday 10th June 2013 10:00am Gold
Tuesday 15th October 2013 7:00pm Gold
Wednesday 16th October 2013 11:50am Gold
Thursday 2nd January 2014 2:10pm Gold
Friday 3rd January 2014 8:55am Gold
Thursday 6th February 2014 11:50am Gold
Thursday 6th February 2014 6:40pm Gold
Sunday 6th April 2014 11:30am Gold
Friday 30th May 2014 9:40pm Yesterday
Saturday 31st May 2014 7:40pm Yesterday
Thursday 28th August 2014 7:40pm Gold
Friday 29th August 2014 4:40pm Gold
Wednesday 26th November 2014 7:20pm Gold
Thursday 27th November 2014 12:00pm Gold
Saturday 31st January 2015 11:20am Gold
Sunday 8th February 2015 7:40pm Gold
Monday 9th February 2015 2:30pm Gold
Wednesday 25th February 2015 3:45pm BBC2
Thursday 2nd July 2015 7:00pm Gold
Friday 3rd July 2015 1:40pm Gold
Saturday 4th July 2015 4:40pm Drama
Sunday 12th July 2015 6:10pm Gold
Monday 13th July 2015 2:20pm Gold
Monday 21st December 2015 10:20pm Yesterday
Tuesday 22nd December 2015 9:10pm Yesterday
Thursday 21st April 2016 7:20pm Gold
Friday 22nd April 2016 12:30pm Gold
Thursday 9th June 2016 10:00pm Yesterday
Friday 10th June 2016 8:40pm Yesterday
Thursday 22nd September 2016 10:10am Gold
Thursday 22nd September 2016 5:15pm Gold
Tuesday 8th November 2016 10:00pm Yesterday
Wednesday 9th November 2016 8:00pm Yesterday
Friday 9th December 2016 2:30pm BBC2
Thursday 9th February 2017 8:00am Gold
Saturday 11th February 2017 8:40am Gold
Wednesday 21st June 2017 9:00pm Yesterday
Thursday 22nd June 2017 3:40pm Yesterday
Saturday 24th June 2017 6:20pm Drama
Thursday 6th July 2017 12:00pm Gold
Thursday 6th July 2017 6:00pm Gold
Friday 18th August 2017 7:40pm Gold
Saturday 19th August 2017 9:00am Gold
Thursday 24th August 2017 1:40pm Gold
Thursday 24th August 2017 7:40pm Gold
Tuesday 24th October 2017 10:00pm Yesterday
Wednesday 25th October 2017 4:00pm Yesterday
Wednesday 28th February 2018 12:20am Yesterday
Wednesday 28th February 2018 10:20pm Yesterday
Monday 25th June 2018 11:40pm Yesterday
Tuesday 26th June 2018 9:40pm Yesterday
Thursday 22nd November 2018 11:20pm Yesterday
Thursday 28th February 2019 12:20am Yesterday
Thursday 28th February 2019 10:20pm Yesterday
Wednesday 24th April 2019 11:40pm Yesterday
Thursday 25th April 2019 9:40pm Yesterday
Thursday 20th June 2019 12:00am Yesterday
Thursday 20th June 2019 10:20pm Yesterday
Thursday 1st August 2019 2:20pm Gold
Thursday 1st August 2019 7:40pm Gold
Friday 11th October 2019 2:05pm Gold
Friday 11th October 2019 6:40pm Gold
Thursday 6th February 2020 9:00am Gold
Thursday 6th February 2020 1:00pm Gold
Thursday 6th February 2020 7:00pm Gold
Tuesday 19th May 2020 12:20am Yesterday
Tuesday 19th May 2020 10:20pm Yesterday
Wednesday 10th June 2020 9:00am Gold
Wednesday 10th June 2020 1:00pm Gold
Tuesday 14th July 2020 12:20am Yesterday
Tuesday 14th July 2020 10:20pm Yesterday
Friday 11th September 2020 8:40pm Gold
Saturday 12th September 2020 8:00am Gold
Tuesday 15th September 2020 11:00pm Yesterday
Wednesday 16th September 2020 9:00pm Yesterday
Saturday 6th February 2021 10:20pm Yesterday
Tuesday 2nd March 2021 9:00am Gold
Tuesday 2nd March 2021 1:40pm Gold
Tuesday 2nd March 2021 7:00pm Gold
Tuesday 30th March 2021 12:20am Yesterday
Saturday 31st July 2021 8:55pm Yesterday
Friday 12th November 2021 9:20am Gold
Friday 12th November 2021 2:00pm Gold
Friday 12th November 2021 6:00pm Gold
Friday 17th December 2021 11:40pm Yesterday
Saturday 18th December 2021 8:40pm Yesterday
Sunday 27th March 2022 8:40pm Yesterday
Sunday 22nd May 2022 8:00pm Yesterday
Wednesday 29th June 2022 9:00am Gold
Wednesday 29th June 2022 4:00pm Gold

Cast & crew

Cast
Ronnie Barker Albert Arkwright
David Jason Granville
Lynda Baron Nurse Gladys Emmanuel
Barbara Flynn The Milk Woman
Stephanie Cole Mrs. Featherstone
Guest cast
Tom Mennard Cyril
Howard Lew Lewis Byron
John Owens Windscreen Smear Customer
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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