National treasures tell all
Jennifer Saunders's Bonkers: My Life In Laughs, David Jason's My Life and David Suchet's Poirot And Me An annual stocking-filling tradition, the celebrity memoir is often seen as little more than a lazy, self-serving cash-in: just another piece of merchandise to prop up the brand.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Sunderland actor to play Granville's son in return of Open All Hours
James Baxter, who played Jake Doland in ITV soap Emmerdale, has landed the part of Granville Arkwright's son Leroy in the BBC revival of sitcom Open All Hours.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
BBC reveals festive TV highlights
Seasonal specials of Strictly Come Dancing and The Great British Bake-Off are among the festive offerings from the BBC this Christmas.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Producers announce plans for new series of Open All Hours following Christmas special
BBC bosses are planning a new series of corner shop sitcom Open All Hours after being impressed with the Christmas special, according to reports.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
The boozy night with Ronnie Barker that nearly cost me my life, by David Jason
This week, filming began on a Christmas special of Open All Hours, with Sir David Jason reprising the role of Granville, who is now the proprietor of the grocery store once run by his uncle, Albert Arkwright.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
On your bike: David Jason gets back in the saddle just a day after...
David Jason showed he's made of stern stuff during the third day of filming a one-off Christmas special of the BBC British sitcom Open All Hours.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Sir David Jason says Granville's return harks back to days of...
The comedy legend is 73 but has a 12-year-old daughter and worries about where TV and British society is heading There's more than a twinkle of Del Boy in Sir David Jason's eyes .
VIDEO: Sir David Jason mobbed by fans on Open All Hours set
Comedy legend Sir David Jason was mobbed by autograph hunting fans on the second day of shooting of the Open All Hours Christmas special in Doncaster.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Back where he belongs: Granville pulls on his brown coat again for...
Sir David Jason has reprised his role as Granville in BBC sitcom Open All Hours for a one-off Christmas Special - this time around called Still Open All Hours and this time he's in charge.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
Profits fall at Luas firm despite passenger hike
A RECORD year for the Luas in 2012 was not enough to prevent pre-tax profits at its French-owned operator last year declining by a quarter to a 1.39m.
Eircom announces 830 job losses
The news follows a 'collective agreement' approved by the company's management and representatives of the Communications' Workers Union which will result in 2,000 people leaving the firm.
Jason: I looked like Billy Bunter
Sir David Jason has joked that he "ended up looking like Billy Bunter" because he had to eat so much when he was shooting The Darling Buds Of May. The 73-year-old actor played Pop Larkin in the 90s television series and admitted to Reader's Digest that all the meal time scenes meant he piled on the pounds.
VIDEO: Open All Hours filming to start in Doncaster
A BBC film crew has spent the weekend transforming the Boutique hairdressers on Lister Avenue in Balby into Arkwright's cluttered corner shop.
Mon Nov 11, 2013
Project launched to celebrate Pontio in Bangor
A project to celebrate the legacy of Theatr Gwynedd and its contribution to the cultural life of North Wales is launched today.