Only Fools And Horses. Image shows from L to R: Del (David Jason), Uncle Albert (Buster Merryfield), Rodney (Nicholas Lyndhurst). Copyright: BBC

Key details

Genre
Documentary
Broadcast
2023
Channel
Channel 5
Episodes
1
Features
David Jason, Tessa Peake-Jones, John Sergeant, Theo Paphitis, Sherrie Hewson, Krishnan Guru-Murthy, Steve Clark, Robert Glenister and more
Directors
Emma Clarke
Producers
Emma Clarke, Matt Crook, Lyndsey Hicksford, Miranda Glasser and Verity Maidlow
Company

A cushty treat celebrating all the festive editions of the nation's favourite sitcom. Featuring an exclusive interview with the great Del Boy himself, acting royalty Sir David Jason, who shares his secrets from the Christmas sets.

We learn about the special which ran into overtime and cost the BBC big bucks because Sir David kept corpsing. We hear how a shower cap inspired one of the show's most iconic moments, how one Christmas special contained the most expensive joke in the BBC's history and learn, for the first time, which of all the 20 Christmas episodes is Sir David's favourite.

Additional details

Also known as
  • The Story Of Only Fools And Horses At Christmas
Production
Studio
Camera set-up
Single camera
Picture
Colour

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Sunday 24th December 2023 at 9pm on Channel 5
Episode length
90 minutes

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