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Roy Clarke was born on January 28, 1930 in Austerfield, South Yorkshire, England. He is a writer, known for Keeping Up Appearances (1990), Last of the Summer Wine (1973) and Open All Hours (1973). He has been married to Enid Kitching since 1953. They have two children. See full bio »

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Known For

Keeping Up Appearances
(1990-1995)
Last of the Summer Wine
(1973-2010)
Open All Hours
(1973-1985)
Still Open All Hours
(2013-2017)

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  Still Open All Hours (TV Series) (2 episodes, 2017) (writer - 12 episodes, 2014 - 2016) (by - 5 episodes, 2016 - 2017) (written by - 1 episode, 2013)
- Episode #3.7 (2017)
- Episode #3.6 (2017)
- Episode #3.5 (2017) ... (by)
- Episode #3.4 (2017) ... (by)
- Episode #3.3 (2017) ... (by)
 2016 Young Hyacinth (TV Movie)
  Last of the Summer Wine (TV Series) (by - 268 episodes, 1976 - 2010) (written by - 26 episodes, 1973 - 2008) (creator - 2 episodes, 1992 - 1996) (adapted from his novel by - 1 episode, 1983) (teleplay - 1 episode, 1983)
- How Not to Cry at Weddings (2010) ... (by)
- Look Whose Wheel's Come Off (2010) ... (by)
- Howard and the Great Outdoors (2010) ... (by)
- Happy Camping (2010) ... (by)
 1997 The Memoirs of Hyacinth Bucket (TV Movie) (written by)
 1997 Spark (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- The Girl at the Bull's Head (1997) ... (writer)
- Ursula Sober This Time (1997) ... (writer)
- Ursula (1997) ... (writer)
- Beth Again (1997) ... (writer)
- Beth (1997) ... (writer)
 1990-1995 Keeping Up Appearances (TV Series) (written by - 44 episodes)
- The Pageant (1995) ... (written by)
- The Hostess (1995) ... (written by)
- The Rolls Royce (1995) ... (written by)
- A Barbecue at Violet's (1995) ... (written by)
- The Boy Friend (1995) ... (written by)
 1994-1995 Ain't Misbehavin (TV Series) (writer - 12 episodes)
- Episode #2.6 (1995) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.5 (1995) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.4 (1995) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.3 (1995) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.2 (1995) ... (writer)
 1993 Screen One (TV Series) (screenplay - 1 episode)
- A Foreign Field (1993) ... (screenplay)
 1992 Don't Tell Father (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1992)
- Episode #1.5 (1992)
- Episode #1.4 (1992)
- Episode #1.3 (1992)
- Episode #1.2 (1992)
 1991 Sharp End (TV Mini-Series)
 1990 The World of Eddie Weary (TV Movie)
 1990 Single Voices (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Chemist (1990)
  First of the Summer Wine (TV Series) (by - 12 episodes, 1988 - 1989) (writer - 1 episode, 1988) (written by - 1 episode, 1988)
- Quiet Wedding (1989) ... (by)
- The Body Snatchers (1989) ... (by)
- Ain't Love Dangerous (1989) ... (by)
- The Gypsy Fiddler (1989) ... (by)
- Compo Drops In (1989) ... (by)
 1988 Hawks (screenplay)
  Pulaski: The TV Detective (TV Series) (creator - 8 episodes, 1987) (writer - 3 episodes, 1987)
- No Guns Please We're British (1987) ... (creator)
- Ten by Eight Glossy (1987) ... (creator)
- Tough Guys Don't Blink (1987) ... (creator)
- The Lone Granger (1987) ... (creator) / (writer)
- And the Killer of Rose Amelia Bonner (1987) ... (creator) / (writer)
 1984-1986 The Clairvoyant (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Episode #1.5 (1986)
- Episode #1.4 (1986)
- Episode #1.3 (1986)
- Episode #1.2 (1986)
- Episode #1.1 (1986)
 1973-1985 Open All Hours (TV Series) (by - 26 episodes)
- Happy Birthday, Arkwright! (1985) ... (by)
- The Errand Boy Executive (1985) ... (by)
- The Housekeeper Caper (1985) ... (by)
- Horse-Trading (1985) ... (by)
 1985 Mann's Best Friends (TV Series) (writer - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1985) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.5 (1985) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.4 (1985) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.3 (1985) ... (writer)
- Episode #1.2 (1985) ... (writer)
 1984 The Magnificent Evans (TV Series) (written by - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1984) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.5 (1984) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.4 (1984) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.3 (1984) ... (written by)
- Episode #1.2 (1984) ... (written by)
 1979-1983 Potter (TV Series) (writer - 20 episodes)
- Episode #3.7 (1983) ... (writer)
- Episode #3.6 (1983) ... (writer)
- Episode #3.5 (1983) ... (writer)
- Episode #3.4 (1983) ... (writer)
- Episode #3.3 (1983) ... (writer)
  Pictures (TV Mini-Series) (creator - 1 episode, 1983) (writer - 1 episode, 1983)
- Episode #1.1 (1983) ... (creator) / (writer)
 1977-1981 Rosie (TV Series) (writer - 15 episodes)
- Caught in the Act (1981) ... (writer)
- An Informer for Engelbert (1981) ... (writer)
- The Eight Foot Goat (1981) ... (writer)
- You're Beautiful Miss Parkinson (1981) ... (writer)
- Arresting Gordon by Instalments (1981) ... (writer)
 1980 Flickers (TV Mini-Series) (written and created by - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.4 (1980) ... (written and created by)
- Episode #1.3 (1980) ... (written and created by)
- Episode #1.1 (1980) ... (written and created by)
 1978 The Bass Player and the Blonde (TV Series) (original idea by - 1 episode)
- Rondo (1978) ... (original idea by)
  ITV Playhouse (TV Series) (1 episode, 1969) (screenplay - 1 episode, 1977) (writer - 1 episode, 1968)
- The Bass Player and the Blonde (1977) ... (screenplay)
- Premiere: Flower Dew (1968) ... (writer)
 1977 Three Piece Suite (TV Series)
 1975 The Growing Pains of PC Penrose (TV Series) (writer - 7 episodes)
- Among Those Appearing (1975) ... (writer)
- It's Quiet Midweek (1975) ... (writer)
- The Melody Lingers On (1975) ... (writer)
- Always a Spectator, Never a Player (1975) ... (writer)
- For the Love of Billy (1975) ... (writer)
 1974 Oh No, It's Selwyn Froggitt (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Pilot: Oh No, It's Selwyn Froggitt (1974) ... (writer)
 1973-1974 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series) (writer - 3 episodes)
- Pygmalion Smith (1974) ... (writer)
- It's Only Me: Whoever I Am (1974) ... (writer)
- Of Funerals and Fish (1973) ... (writer)
 1974 Dial M for Murder (TV Series)
  Armchair Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode, 1973) (by - 1 episode, 1971)
- That Sinking Feeling (1973) ... (writer)
 1973 The Two Ronnies (TV Series) (written by - 1 episode)
- Episode #3.1 (1973) ... (written by)
 1973 7 of 1 (TV Series) (by - 2 episodes)
- Spanner's Eleven (1973) ... (by)
- Open All Hours (1973) ... (by)
 1970-1973 Menace (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Pick Up (1973) ... (writer)
 1973 ITV Saturday Night Theatre (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Regulars (1973)
  Spyder's Web (TV Series) (by - 4 episodes, 1972) (writer - 1 episode, 1972)
- Rev Counter (1972) ... (writer)
- An Almost Modern Man (1972) ... (by)
- The Hafiz Affair (1972) ... (by)
- Romance on Wheels (1972) ... (by)
- Spyder Secures a Main Strand (1972) ... (by)
  The Misfit (TV Series) (1 episode, 1971) (creator - 1 episode, 1970)
- On Being British (1970) ... (creator)
 1970 Manhunt (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Only the Dead Survive (1970) ... (writer)
 1969 Detective (TV Series) (dramatisation - 1 episode)
- The Public School Murder (1969) ... (dramatisation)
 1969 W. Somerset Maugham (TV Series) (dramatisation - 1 episode)
- The Back of Beyond (1969) ... (dramatisation)
 1969 The Power Game (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Big Nothing (1969) ... (writer)
 1968 Mr. Rose (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Less-Than-Iron-Duke (1968) ... (writer)
 1968 Mogul (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Dispossessed (1968) ... (writer)
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Before finding success as a writer, Clarke worked as a policeman, teacher, salesman and taxi driver. See more »

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Aquarius

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