Still Open All Hours: The Story of a Classic Comedy by Graham McCannFrom its first episode in 1973, Open All Hours was an instant hit. Audiences around Britain loved its familiar setting, good natured humour, and the hilarious partnership of Ronnie Barker and David Jason. Whilst it only ran for 26 episodes, it firmly cemented itself as a British comedy classic.
To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the show in 2014, the BBC revived it for a one-off Christmas Special. Still Open All Hours was swamped by a tsunami of audience affection and the BBC promptly commissioned a full series. The first episode of the fifth series is expected to air in late 2014.
With recollections from David Jason, his fellow cast members, and from the scriptwriter Roy Clarke, plus never before seen BBC archive material, acclaimed popular TV historian Graham McCann tells the inside story of this very British sitcom, with wit, insight and affection.
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Following the success of the one-off special, this warm-hearted sitcom updating Roy Clarke's classic comedy Open All Hours is back with a full series and a mix of memorable new and returning characters. David Jason reprises his role as shopkeeper Granville, who has inherited the small corner shop from his beloved but miserly Uncle Arkwright. Leroy buys an ice cream van, and the Black Widow finds him overheating in a tight spot. Eric and Cyril decide it's time to show some macho spirit and get back in the saddle - after all, this is the home of the Tour de Yorkshire! Granville surprises Kath when she pops in for her regular loaf of bread. Madge and Mavis are off to a wedding looking very glamorous, and Granville gets concerned that Mavis might stay for the disco and attract new admirers.
Pilot (). The one-off Christmas special which rebooted the show was seen by over 12 million viewers. Its success meant a full series was swiftly ordered.
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The one-off Christmas special which rebooted the show was seen by over 12 million viewers. Its success meant a full series was swiftly ordered. Episode Guide. Another seven episodes as Arkwright's shop continues to offer more hair-brained schemes and unlikely products than you could shake a boiled ham at. This series sees Granville trying to offload a large quantity of bargain spectacles, amongst other things, and Leroy attempting to find a date for Katie's friend Ruby. More details.
Classic laughs with miserly shopkeeper Arkwright and his downtrodden nephew Granville. Arkwright has made a bargain purchase of dodgy fire-damaged stock. The great Ronnie Barker's classic shop sitcom. Granville tries to convince Arkwright that a delivery van would be a surefire way of impressing Nurse Gladys. A visit to the Yorkshire cornershop with the vicious till - classic comedy as English as afternoon tea. Arkwright fakes an ailment to get to Nurse Gladys.