Comedy Clicks – This Week – Still Open All Hours

Each week, we will be taking an in depth look at some of the best sitcoms and comedy shows from both the UK and the USA.

Today we look at a comedy that was a revival of a television show but they even used the original props – Still Open All Hours 

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Trailer

 

About the Show

Summary of Plot

Having inherited the shop from his uncle, it’s business as usual for Granville at Arkwright’s corner shop. – IMDb

 

Number of Seasons / Episodes

6 Seasons

 

Characters:

James Baxter – Leroy
Stephanie Cole – Mrs Delphine Featherstone
David Jason – Granville
Brigit Forsyth – Madge
Maggie Ollerenshaw – Mavis

Trivia

  • The cash till used in this is the same one they used in Open All Hours (1976)
  • Is the most watched comedy programme on any television channel in the UK in recent years, averaging audiences of nearly 6 million viewers per episode.
  • On Wednesday, 2nd May 2018 the BBC confirmed that it had commissioned a 6-episode fifth series of the show for 2018. This sequel show has now surpassed both the number of series and number of episodes of the much-loved original show.
  • Both Tim Healy and Johnny Vegas are regulars in tv show Benidorm.
  • On Friday, 21st December 2018 the BBC confirmed that they had commissioned a sixth series of the sitcom. Filming on series six commences in early 2019 for broadcast on BBC One later in the year.

 

Clips

Granville Romance Advice

 

Mrs Featherstone’s Empty Bed

 

Mrs Hussain and Leroy in a Compromising Position 

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