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Still Open All Hours. Granville (David Jason). Copyright: BBC
Still Open All Hours

Still Open All Hours

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One
  • 2013 - 2019
  • 41 episodes (6 series)

Update of classic 1970s/80s sitcom Open All Hours, starring David Jason as Granville, now the owner of Arkwright's grocery store. Also features James Baxter, Stephanie Cole, Maggie Ollerenshaw, Brigit Forsyth, Johnny Vegas and more.

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Series 4 - Christmas Special

Still Open All Hours. Image shows from L to R: Leroy (James Baxter), Granville (David Jason). Copyright: BBC
It's Christmas in the nation's favourite corner shop, but some of Granville's most important customers have plans to leave town.

Further details

It's Christmas in the nation's favourite corner shop, but some of Granville's most important customers have plans to leave town. Not only is Madge planning to take his beloved Mavis away for a Christmas break but is Mr Newbold also thinking of doing a runner, leaving Granville at the mercy of Mrs Featherstone's amorous advances?

Granville has to use some of his craftiest wiles to persuade everyone not to travel at Christmas. After all, as well as wanting to stay close to Mavis, he's also got to shift a large number of distinctly wonky Christmas Crackers.

Broadcast details

Thursday 28th December 2017
30 minutes

Cast & crew

David Jason Granville
James Baxter Leroy
Stephanie Cole Mrs Featherstone
Maggie Ollerenshaw Mavis
Brigit Forsyth Madge
Johnny Vegas Wet Eric
Kulvinder Ghir Cyril
Tim Healy Gastric
Sally Lindsay Kath Agnew
Nina Wadia Mrs Hussein
Geoffrey Whitehead Mr Newbold
Katie Redford Beth
Guest cast
Keiron Self Mr Lomax
Writing team
Roy Clarke Writer
Production team
Dewi Humphreys Director
Sarah Hitchcock Producer
David Jason Executive Producer
Gareth Edwards Executive Producer
Chris Wadsworth Editor
David Hitchcock Production Designer
Jane Davies Casting Director
Peter Edwards Director of Photography
Tudor George Costume Designer
Nichola Bellamy Make-up Designer
Martin Kempton Lighting Designer
Michael Storey Composer
Max Harris Composer
Claire Grossmith 1st Assistant Director
Gregor Sharp Commissioning Editor


It's Christmas at Arkwright's, and many of the shop's most important customers are planning trips out of town. Mr Newbold is among them, leaving Granville exposed to the amorous intentions of Mrs Featherstone, and Madge is planning to take Mavis away, too. Plans must be hatched to prevent the exodus. Meanwhile, Leroy has his head turned by a vegetarian outside the shop, and Granville has to shift a load of duff crackers.

Ben Arnold, The Guardian, 28th December 2017

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