Still Open All Hours

Still Open All Hours

Series 5 - Episode 4



Granville decides he needs to increase his advertising footprint and, he reckons, what better way to do that than by flying an oversized, bright yellow balloon outside the shop? While Leroy and Gastric battle with the giant inflatable, Granville treats the gullible Eric and Cyril to a lesson in 14th-century Chinese history. Amazingly they’d never heard of the venerable sage Wong Tzu (“he knew his onions”), the Great Clean Underwear Famine and the power of Roysters, a tinned shellfish product so potent it squeaks (although strangely only when Granville is nearby and has his hand in his overall pocket). Coincidentally Arkwright’s has a stock of Roysters on special offer.


Granville invests in a giant balloon for advertising purposes, but the promotion does not goes as planned. He also has to come up with the best sales pitch he can muster to persuade his customers to buy tins of smoked oysters. Leroy comes under pressure from Beth to find a suitable man for Ruby.

Cast & Crew

Granville David Jason
Mrs Featherstone Stephanie Cole
Mr Teasdale Justin Edwards
Madge Brigit Forsyth
Cyril Kulvinder Ghir
Mrs Lewis Selina Griffiths
Gastric Tim Healy
Kath Sally Lindsay
Mavis Maggie Ollerenshaw
Beth Katie Redford
Eric Johnny Vegas
Mr Newbold Geoffrey Whitehead
Leroy James Baxter
Director Dewi Humphreys
Executive Producer Gareth Edwards
Executive Producer David Jason
Producer Sarah Hitchcock
Writer Roy Clarke
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