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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 ... See full summary »
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Ronnie Barker ...  Albert Arkwright 26 episodes, 1973-1985
David Jason ...  Granville 26 episodes, 1973-1985
Lynda Baron Lynda Baron ...  Nurse Gladys Emmanuel 25 episodes, 1976-1985
Barbara Flynn ...  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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Country:

UK

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English

Release Date:

25 March 1973 (UK) See more »

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Aina auki See more »

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(26 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

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Color

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4:3
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Trivia

Ronnie Barker could slip in and out of character effortlessly. 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 »

Quotes

Granville: [about to put a note in the shop till] Do you reckon they can stitch fingers back on these days?
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Featured in Britain's Best Sitcom: Porridge (2004) See more »

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26 October 2018 | by keithstout-66076See all my reviews

Arkwright sausage.........👋👋 ... top top show .......BBC please keep it up


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