Only Fools And Horses. Image shows from L to R: Rodney (Nicholas Lyndhurst), Del (David Jason), Grandad (Lennard Pearce). Copyright: BBC.

Only Fools And Horses

BBC One sitcom about two market traders. 64 episodes (7 series), 1981 - 2003. Stars David Jason, Nicholas Lyndhurst, Buster Merryfield, Lennard Pearce and others.

Series 7, Episode 1 is repeated on Gold tomorrow at 10:15am.

Series 1, Episode 3 - Cash And Curry

Del's swooping in on the deal of a life time - it could keep them all in pilau rice forever. All he has to do is get hold of a poxy statue... The trouble is, he hasn't reckoned on a touch of gang warfare!

Further details

Eager to forge new business contacts, Del befriends Vimmal Malik, a wealthy businessman who seems eager to work with Trotters Independent Traders.

After a dance at the Camberwell Chamber of Trade, Del and Vimmal are cornered by Mr Ram and his heavy boys. It seems that Vimmal is holding onto a pricey porcelain family heirloom that belongs to the Ram family - and they want it back.

In order to make an impression, Del offers to mediate between the two men, especially because Mr Ram is willing to pay four grand for the return of the statue to his family.

Unluckily for Del the four grand is just a ruse and he ends up losing a fortune to Vimmal and Mr Ram, a couple of conmen touring the country using the same scam on local businessmen wherever they go.

Broadcast details

Date
Tuesday 22nd September 1981
Time
8:30pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
David Jason Del
Nicholas Lyndhurst Rodney
Guest cast
Renu Setna Mr. Ram
Ahmed Khalil Vimmal Malik
Babar Bhatti Restaurant owner
Writing team
John Sullivan Writer
Production team
Martin Shardlow Director
Ray Butt Producer
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