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When we were expecting our first child, someone jokingly suggested we called him or her Arkwright… well, we didn’t! Many British people will associate the name with the comedy series ‘Open All Hours’ starring Ronnie Barker and David Jason; ‘Uncle’ Ron, as we called him because he actually was the uncle of a friend of ours, played the part of Arkwright who had a corner shop which was literally open all hours. 558 more words


The awesome power of potassium

Good news everyone!! There is whisperings of a Bananaman film! Granted this news is a few weeks old but I can’t be expected to do all your research for you! 246 more words


Still Open All Hours: Oh no

Back at Xmas, when discussing the senseless debacle that was the BBC/Roy Clarke/David Jason’s decision to revive Open All Hours, despite the debilitating absence of the great Ronnie Barker, I confidently and thankfully reported that the BBC had decided, notwithstanding the one-off’s popularity, not to order a series of… 320 more words

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Look Back in Languor • Lynne Harvey • 17 December 2001

In this time of joy, peace, and goodwill to our neighbours, a time when Charlotte Church, Russell Watson and assorted songsters flit across our screens unendingly, we need all the goodwill we can handle. 1,255 more words

Look Back In Languor

Fascinating Career

3. David Jason -My Life

This is a really interesting look at the life of one of my favourite actors. I love how down to earth his career has actually been, it’s a great look at how you can make your way up the career ladder with hard work and perseverance. 41 more words


David Beckham on Sports Relief Only Fools and Horses appearance: 'I can die a happy man'

David Beckham may have lifted the Premier League trophy more than once, but he says he can only now ‘die a happy man’ after landing a role in Only Fools and Horses. 267 more words