COLLECTION FROM WS8 AREA. A draft script was written for the latter,[202] but neither show materialised. [102], Only Fools and Horses had two producers: Ray Butt from 1981 to 1987,[103] and Gareth Gwenlan thereafter. Abdul Khan (Tony Anholt) only appeared in one episode; To Hull and Back, where he and Boycie arranged a deal with Del, in order to smuggle diamonds from Amsterdam. One such affair was with local "gentleman thief" Freddie Robdal, and resulted in the birth of Rodney. Condition: New. [44] In "The Second Time Around",[45] the woman they believed to be Auntie Rose (Beryl Cooke) turned out to be no relation at all but the woman who'd moved into Rose's house some years earlier. [98] It was staged on 24 November 1986, and the plot saw David Jason, Nicholas Lyndhurst and Buster Merryfield appear on stage in character, thinking that they are delivering boxes of alcohol to an associate of Del's, only later realising where they actually are. She informs Del of the gold legacy that Freddie the Frog left to his mother. A few months after his birth, Damien Derek Trotter, son of Del Boy and Raquel, is christened in a church, much to Rodney's horror. The latter was borrowed from an advertising slogan for a popular 1960s orange juice drink, called Jubbly, which was packaged in a pyramid shaped, waxed paper carton. The Largest EVER Only Fools And Horses Cast Reunion. Jim Sullivan said, "Back in 2010 my Dad had been toying with the possibility of a stage show but sadly didn’t get the chance to commit to it. Australia, Belgium, Cyprus, Greece, Ireland, Israel, Malta, New Zealand, Pakistan, Portugal, South Africa, Spain and Yugoslavia are among those who purchased it. Dec 20, 2015 - Pictures of Only Fools & Horses cast members. They beat up Del Boy after he failed to repay money owed to them, and in the same episode left Mickey Pearce and Jevon with broken bones for a similar reason. The furious duke throws the Trotters out of his home, and Rodney and Vicky sadly realise that it would be better not to see each other any more. It was voted Britain's Best Sitcom in a 2004 BBC poll. He was even more surprised when she agreed to dance with Rodney. Grandad. Only Fools and Horses cast in a Christmas Day special Credit: PA/BBC Do you ever see yourself retiring? Albie also appears in the 2010 prequel drama Rock & Chips, played by Jonathan Readwin. [65] Only Fools and Horses had also been the title of an episode of Citizen Smith, and Sullivan liked the expression and thought it was suited to the new sitcom. Nerys was later scared again when she interrupted the seance that the Trotters were attending. [201] The other, entitled This Time Next Year..., would have seen the Trotters renamed the Flannagans. Gold’s (BT TV channel 310) series The Story of Only Fools and Horses reunited the show’s cast, creators and famous fans for a look through the show’s archives and never seen before footage of the Trotter family story. [117] On 5 April 2009, Sullivan said that he was planning a prequel to Only Fools and Horses which would star Nicholas Lyndhurst as Freddie "The Frog" Robdal, a local criminal and Rodney's biological father; Robdal was the focus of the episode "The Frog's Legacy". [191] Boxer Ricky Hatton, a fan of the show, purchased one of the original vans in 2004. [108] Butt directed series three and five, as well as the 1985, 1986 and 1987 Christmas specials. Joan and Freddie's affair isn't one of lust; they seem to love each other genuinely and Joan loves both her boys deeply. Musik-Streaming auf Smartphones, Computern und Tablets mit Amazon Music Unlimited. Playing the role of loveable if slightly … It is also shown in Rock & Chips he is an abusive husband to Joan, earning him the hatred of Del and Freddie, and has an affair with the Nag's Head barmaid called Val. Free delivery for many products! The initial casting announced Paul Whitehuse playing the role of Grandad, Tom Bennett as Del Boy and Ryan Hutton as Rodney. The book was written by John Sullivan's son, Jim Sullivan. It was directed by Branko Đurić. Uncle Albert. He works alongside Roy Slater, but doesn't like him. Portrayed as a hard-working woman in her late 30s, struggling to maintain a home, which included her workshy husband Reg, elderly father-in-law Ted and her teenage son Del Boy. [71], In July 2018, John Sullivan's son, Jim Sullivan, announced that an Only Fools and Horses musical was nearing completion, with a script by Jim Sullivan and Paul Whitehouse. Long-dead by Only Fools and Horses, Vi first appeared in the second and third episodes of the prequel Rock & Chips, Five Gold Rings and The Frog and the Pussycat, where she baby-sat the infant Rodney - much to the fury of her husband, who resented her for throwing him out after she had discovered his affair with Alice Ball, Trigger's grandmother. Janice has a Corgi called Nero, which Del gets Rodney to help him patrol the bus garage as a Nocturnal Security Officer, telling Rodney that Nero is an ex-police dog, the morning after Rodney tells Del that he was up all night taking Nero for walks and that Nero ran away scared when he saw a cat. Directed by Ray Butt. She also sparks a debate over who Rodney's real father was after stating that "Joanie was never 100% sure about him". He quickly leaves once it becomes known that he has forged the test results himself, and is never heard from again. WHY DON’T EVEN FOOLS AND HORSES WORK?! The Trotter family solicitor, believed to have represented Del on other, unspecified, occasions. He accompanies Robdal to Peckham following Robdal's release from prison, but as they are almost out of money, they plan a jewellery robbery while in Margate on a Jolly Boys Outing with Del Boy and his family and friends, and pull it off while the others are elsewhere. Other recurring characters include car dealer Boycie (John Challis), road sweeper Trigger (Roger Lloyd-Pack), lorry driver Denzil (Paul Barber), spiv Mickey Pearce (Patrick Murray), Boycie's wife Marlene (Sue Holderness), and barman Mike (Kenneth MacDonald). [100] A Comic Relief special showing Del, Rodney and Albert making an appeal for donations was shown on 14 March 1997, with 10.6 million viewers. [171] It was 3rd on a subsequent viewers' poll on the BFI website. [56] A grown-up Damien (Douglas Hodge) appeared in "Heroes and Villains". By day, he works with Trigger as a road sweeper, but by night he is a popular nightclub singer, styled after Tom Jones. A BBC documentary titled "The Story of Only Fools and Horses" aired in December 2002. Wanda Ventham Cast. Albert often downplayed the nature of their relationship to Del Boy and Rodney, but they knew all about it and often brought Elsie's name up to silence or embarrass him in conversation. Published On Tuesday, November 13, 2012 By admin. That name was based on a genuine, though very obscure, saying, "only fools and horses work for a living", which had its origins in 19th-century American vaudeville. In a recent reflection on Only Fools and Horses, Sir David recalled how the cast and crew struggled to stop themselves from accidentally ruining takes. [3], Derek "Del Boy" Trotter (played by David Jason), a South London "fly" trader, lives in a council flat in a high-rise tower block, Nelson Mandela House, in Peckham, South London, with his much younger brother, Rodney Trotter (Nicholas Lyndhurst), and their elderly grandad (Lennard Pearce). Solly was described by Rodney as being "more bent than the villains", or according to Del: "an expert". [188][189][190] The one used by the Trotters has attained cult status and is currently on display at the Cars of the Stars exhibition at the National Motor Museum, alongside many other vehicles from British and American television and movies, such as the Batmobile and the DeLorean from Back to the Future. After Pearce's death in 1984, the show replaced Grandad with Uncle Albert, the boys' great uncle, played by Buster Merryfield. Tony Dow Director. [72] In early December 1984,[73] during the filming of Series 4, Lennard Pearce suffered a heart attack and was taken to hospital. The series influenced British culture, contributing several words and phrases to the English language. Cast und Crew von "Only Fools and Horses" Crew. [125], A four-minute show named "Royal Variety Performance" was shown on 27 November 1988 (viewed by 18.14 million people) and had Del, Rodney, and Albert appear on the Royal Variety Show. Only Fools and Horses cast, characters, characters, who sung the theme tune, classic episodes, car and quotes from the legendary comedy Despite being a successful businessman by the time he met Del, Alan used to live on a council estate in the area, often ending up drunk or getting sick after eating too many jellied eels whilst under Del's influence, much to the chagrin of more overtly middle-class Pam. The Driscoll brothers were the local gangsters with a fearsome reputation for violence (although in order to avoid serious problems with the police, they followed a strict rule in never harming the victim's head). It is implied that Robdal remains in Peckham as well. On the night of the performance, Tony and Raquel are required to perform "Crying", at which point it is revealed that Tony could only sing certain songs due to his rhoticism, meaning that "crying" sounds like "cwying". Melanie Marshall ... Workshops credits include: Mrs Obuko in Only Fools and Horses (Directed by CJ Ranger); Louise Brown in Ghost the Musical (Directed by Matthew Warchus): … Del is impressed and signs himself up as Tony's manager, ignoring Tony's warning that he can only sing certain songs. Cast members during the filming of the 'Only Fools and Horses ' Christmas Special 'The Jolly Boys' Outing ' in Margate. [174] Scenes such as Del Boy's fall through a bar flap in "Yuppy Love" and the Trotters accidentally smashing a priceless chandelier in "A Touch of Glass" are recognisable comedy moments, invariably topping polls of comedy viewers. [99] A 5-minute 1990–91 Persian Gulf War special (dated 1 December 1990) has Del, Rodney, and Albert convey a message to British troops serving in the conflict. Ashleigh Gray. These appear over a background of still photographs of everyday life in South London. [152][153][154], Only Fools and Horses won the BAFTA award for best comedy series in 1985,[155] 1988[156] and 1996,[157] was nominated in 1983,[158] 1986,[159] 1989,[160] 1990[161] and 1991,[162] and won the audience award in 2004. Despite her contempt for her husband, Vi maintained a friendly relationship with her son, grandson and daughter-in-law, and doted on Rodney. They are often involved in Del's trading deals (although separately), usually sourcing Del's hooky gear, and are often described and mentioned in discussions between other characters in The Nag's Head. She died on 12 March 1964 (according to The Yellow Peril) of an unknown illness while Rodney was still very young. Productions. Robdal was a career thief who had been a frogman in the Royal Navy (hence the nickname), and had an extramarital affair with Joan Trotter. Tony follows Raquel home and demands his money, despite Del claiming that Tony defrauded him by not revealing his rhoticism. It came to an end that year and Sullivan was searching for a new project. However, Robdal is incarcerated when it is revealed one of the stolen jewels was pawned by Joan, who is "working" as Robdal's charlady (in order to fund Del's film). Derek 'Del Boy' Trotter. Violet "Vi" Trotter was the estranged, sharp-tongued wife of Ted Trotter, mother of Reg and the paternal grandmother of Del Boy. The evening then comes to an end after June becomes ill from eating too much and vomits (off screen) over an audience member sitting in front of her. musical adaptation of the show was nearing completion and launched on 9 February 2019 at the Theatre Royal Haymarket, London. From 1988 onwards, the show features regular characters in Del Boy and Rodney's love interests, Raquel (Tessa Peake-Jones) and Cassandra (Gwyneth Strong) respectively. Best known for playing Only Fools’ Dezil and Horse in classic British big screen comedy The Full Monty, Paul Barber is still a regular on stage and screen. The sequence was shot on motor drive. Slater often makes him miss lunch and watch suspects whilst Slater is away. This was before the 2 final episodes were aired. We recommend booking e-tickets tickets ahead of time to secure your spot. Shortly after Damien's christening, Del concludes a deal with the vicar to sell "pre-blessed" communion wine from Romania. In recent years he has popped up in Coronation Street, Casualty and Death in Paradise. The pilot starred John Leguizamo as Del, Dustin Ybarra as his brother Rodney and Christopher Lloyd as Grandad. [133], In November 2018, You Know It Makes Sense, Lessons From The Derek Trotter School of Business (And Life), was released by Ebury Press. The show has enjoyed particular popularity in the former Yugoslavia, and is regarded as a cult series in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro, Serbia and Slovenia. Her grave – a flamboyant monument – was seen occasionally. Soon after that, Paul Whitehouse came on board and things have been bubbling away ever since. The only daughter of a wealthy and prominent duke, Rodney meets her in the market one day whilst she is (unsuccessfully) trying to sell her artwork. Lennard Pearce. When Del Boy is approached by local gangster Eugene Macarthy (Roger Blake) to find a singing act for his mother's eightieth birthday at his own club, the Starlight Rooms, he decides that Raquel and a male partner would make the perfect double act. ONLY FOOLS AND HORSES legend Sir David Jason landed the role of Derek ‘Del Boy' Trotter after a 'long list' of actors rejected the part, a new book reveals. Hören Sie Ihre Lieblingssongs aus dem Album Only Fools and Horses: The Musical (Original West End Cast Recording) von Original West End Cast of Only Fools and Horses. Cast members during the filming of the 'Only Fools and Horses ' Christmas Special 'The Jolly Boys' Outing ' in Margate. [5], As the series progressed, the scope of the plots expanded. David Jason and other members of the cast on the coach, 16th May 1989. • Derek Edward "Del Boy" Trotter (David Jason) — Del is a charismatic South Londonmarket trader, willing to sell anything to anyone to make money. [127], An idea of an Only Fools and Horses stage show was mooted by Ray Butt, following the success of other sitcom crossovers such as Dad's Army and Are You Being Served?. He appeared in The Jolly Boys' Outing, Little Problems, Sickness & Wealth, Yuppy Love and Dates. 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