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 ... See full summary »
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 Albert Arkwright (25 episodes, 1976-1985)
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 Granville (25 episodes, 1976-1985)
Lynda Baron ...
 Nurse Gladys Emmanuel (25 episodes, 1976-1985)
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 The Milk Woman (11 episodes, 1981-1985)
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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. Written by Roy Clarke

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20 February 1976 (UK)  »

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David Jason claimed no-one ever offered him a corner shop in Doncaster, on the grounds of his expertise as Granville, nor has anyone ever offered him a flat in Peckham on the grounds of his expertise as Del Boy from Only Fools and Horses.... (1981). See more »

Goofs

Arkwright is supposed to be engaged (on and off) to Nurse Gladys Emmanuel, yet in several episodes, he is wearing a wedding ring. It's particularly noticeable when he's counting money from the till. See more »

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Nurse Gladys Emmanuel: What are your meringues like?
Arkwright: I'm not telling you till after we're married.
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"Open all hours"
21 October 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Open all hours is one of my favorite Roy Clarke shows. I have every episodes and replay them all the time. I also have all of the episodes of "Last of the Summer Wine". I also have most of the episodes of "First of the summer Wine". I am a fan of Roy Clarke and I hope he goes on forever. The so called comedy in the USA does not take up any of my precious time. Thank the LORD for British Comedy and British Mysteries. We have three PBS stations in my area of Arlington Virginia. They all show British Comedy and mysteries. This gives all of the Brit fans a nice weekend of TV watching. It is worth the small fee we pay to be a member and get all of the latest news. Liz Nichols


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