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Open All Hours (1973–1985)

TV Series | 30 min | Comedy

Arkwright is a tight-fisted shop owner in Doncaster, who will stop at nothing to keep his profits high and his overheads low, even if this means harassing his nephew Granville. Arkwright's only weakness is his love - Nurse Gladys Emanuel.See moreArkwright is a tight-fisted shop owner in Doncaster, who will stop at nothing to keep his profits high and his overheads low, even if this means harassing his nephew Granville. Arkwright's only weakness is his love - Nurse Gladys Emanuel. Written by Roy Clarke See less
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Updated Mar 25, 1973

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Mar 25, 1973 (United Kingdom)

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83 cast members
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Ronnie Barker
Albert Arkwright Albert Arkwright   See fewer
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David Jason
Granville Granville   See fewer
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Lynda Baron
Nurse Gladys Emmanuel Nurse Gladys Emmanuel   See fewer
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25
Barbara Flynn
The Milk Woman The Milk Woman   See fewer
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11
Stephanie Cole
Mrs. Delphine Featherstone Mrs. Delphine Featherstone   See fewer
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10
Kathy Staff
Mrs. Blewett Mrs. Blewett   See fewer
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7
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7
Frances Cox
Mrs. Parslow Mrs. Parslow   See fewer
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5
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3
Madge Hindle
Mrs. Jardine / Posh Customer Mrs. Jardine / Posh Customer   See fewer
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2
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Sandra Voe
Mrs. Bickerdyke Mrs. Bickerdyke   See fewer
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2
Teddy Turner
Gordon Stackpool Gordon Stackpool   See fewer
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2
Howard Crossley
Man in Car / Milk Round Supervisor Man in Car / Milk Round Supervisor   See fewer
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2
Alan Starkey
Thorndyke Thorndyke   See fewer
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Barbara Keogh
Mrs. Ellis Mrs. Ellis   See fewer
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Nick Stringer
Man / Neville Man / Neville   See fewer
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Yootha Joyce
Mrs. Scully Mrs. Scully   See fewer
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Sheila Brennan
Nurse Gladys Emmanuel Nurse Gladys Emmanuel   See fewer
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George Innes
Used Car Salesman Used Car Salesman   See fewer
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Clare Kelly
Mrs. Braddock Mrs. Braddock   See fewer
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Shirley Steedman
Maureen Maureen   See fewer
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Emrys James
Eli Bickerdyke Eli Bickerdyke   See fewer
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Oscar Quitak
Hungarian Hungarian   See fewer
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David Valla
Bread Man Bread Man   See fewer
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Graham Armitage
Man from Matlock Mutual Protection Society Man from Matlock Mutual Protection Society   See fewer
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Reginald Barratt
Mr. Wilkinson Mr. Wilkinson   See fewer
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John McKelvey
Hard of Hearing Man Hard of Hearing Man   See fewer
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Peter Wallis
Winston Winston   See fewer
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Roger Elliott
Mr. Bristow Mr. Bristow   See fewer
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Renu Setna
VAT Man VAT Man   See fewer
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Janet Davies
Mrs. Blake Mrs. Blake   See fewer
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Christine Ozanne
Customer Customer   See fewer
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Nadim Sawalha
Albert Gupta Albert Gupta   See fewer
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Elissa Derwent
Girl from Petrol Station Girl from Petrol Station   See fewer
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Juliet Aykroyd
Linda Mulgrave Linda Mulgrave   See fewer
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John Challis
Bread Man Bread Man   See fewer
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Harry Markham
Freddie Freddie   See fewer
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Michael Redfern
Southerner Southerner   See fewer
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Michael Bilton
Hypnotist Hypnotist   See fewer
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Stuart Fell
Motorcyclist Motorcyclist   See fewer
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Paula Tilbrook
Mrs. Tattersall Mrs. Tattersall   See fewer
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Howell Evans
Victor - Vac Salesman Victor - Vac Salesman   See fewer
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Jean Warren
Michelle Michelle   See fewer
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Edna Doré
Woman Wanting Firelighters Woman Wanting Firelighters   See fewer
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John Lawrence
Mr. Bristow Mr. Bristow   See fewer
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Frances Goodall
Woman on Bench Woman on Bench   See fewer
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Mike Kelly
Delivery Man Delivery Man   See fewer
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Brian Peck
Customer Customer   See fewer
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Matthew Scurfield
Man from Bus Stop Man from Bus Stop   See fewer
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Patsy Smart
Mrs. Fielding, Customer Mrs. Fielding, Customer   See fewer
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Bridget Ashburn
Mrs. Turner Mrs. Turner   See fewer
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Johnny Leeze
Man Whose Tyres Were Let Down Man Whose Tyres Were Let Down   See fewer
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Donald Morley
Man Looking for Directions Man Looking for Directions   See fewer
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Gilly Coman
Girl Who Answers Advert Girl Who Answers Advert   See fewer
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Patricia Kane
Little Old Lady Little Old Lady   See fewer
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Eric Richard
Cash Register Salesman Cash Register Salesman   See fewer
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John Rutland
Black Lead Customer Black Lead Customer   See fewer
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Julie Shipley
Stephanie Stephanie   See fewer
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Tony Aitken
Norman Norman   See fewer
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Mollie Maureen
Old Woman Old Woman   See fewer
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Sue Race
Mrs. Ellis Mrs. Ellis   See fewer
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Barbara Ashcroft
Mrs. Turnbull Mrs. Turnbull   See fewer
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Charlotte Barker
Customer Customer   See fewer
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John Owens
Windscreen Smear Customer Windscreen Smear Customer   See fewer
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Norman Robbins
Mr. Halliwell Mr. Halliwell   See fewer
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Bert Gaunt
Bert - Bread Man Bert - Bread Man   See fewer
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Sally Miles
Mrs. Whittington Mrs. Whittington   See fewer
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Joe Belcher
Shopfitter Shopfitter   See fewer
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Bobby Bragg
Customer Customer   See fewer
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Frank Marlborough
Delivery Man Delivery Man   See fewer
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Keith Chegwin
Boy buying Lolly Boy buying Lolly   See fewer
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Elizabeth Dawn
Woman Outside Shop (uncredited) Woman Outside Shop (uncredited)   See fewer
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Poppy Lane
Woman outside shop (uncredited) Woman outside shop (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.7 / 10 | 3,925 votes