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 ...
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Arkwright decides to take Nurse Gladys away to a hotel. This leaves Granville in a position to make his play for the milk round lady,but Arkwright,hands on as ever and never keen to be too far away ...
When Arkwright finds himself with a surplus of Jamaican Ginger cakes he tries various marketing ploys in order to sell them off but hits the jackpot when he claims that the cakes contain drugs,which ...
To the envy of Granville who has never attended one,Arkwright is taking Nurse Gladys to a wedding and has taken his old suit out of moth-balls, but it still reeks of camphor. Nurse Gladys makes him ...
Long running BBC comedy show consisting of sketches and humourous musical routines involving the large Ronnie Barker and the small Ronnie Corbett. Most sketches involved both men, but ... See full summary »
The Fred Tomlinson Singers
This prison comedy is based on the popular British television series of the same name. Long time Slade prison inmate Fletcher is ordered by Grouty to arrange a football match between the ... See full summary »
Classic 1960s British comedy series about a middle aged man and his elderly father who run an unsuccessful 'rag and bone' business (collecting and selling junk). Harold (the son) wants to ... See full summary »
Harry H. Corbett,
Terry and Bob from The Likely Lads (1964) continue their life after Terry arrives home from serving in the Army to discover that Bob is about to marry his girlfriend Thelma. Can Thelma lead... See full summary »
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
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 »
a great comedy series set in the north of England about a miserly old shopkeeper who dreams of getting saucy with Nurse gladys across the road,who looks after his hapless worker nephew It's a fairly simple plot but the imaginative pairing of Ronnie Barker (The Two Ronnies) and David Jason (Only fools and horses,A touch of frost) made this sitcom what it was. It's not laugh out loud funny,the humour can be quite subtle and it's nearly always set in the corner shop which some people might find tedious,but not me, in my opinion it's one of the better sitcoms BBC sitcoms from the Mid 1970's to 1980's, and it's such a shame that Ronnie Barker retired from acting a number of years ago because his presence in this sitcom at the better Prison sitcom 'PORRIDGE' without him they would not have becomne the classic sitcoms they now are
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