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 5, Christmas Special is repeated on Gold today at 4:40pm.

Series 6 - The Jolly Boys' Outing

It's the Nags Head's annual jamboree down to Margate and the Trotters head for the seaside. But with Rodney getting arrested and the coach blowing up the trip is hardly a bundle of laughs...

Further details

Cassandra organises a dinner party, inviting her 'yuppie' boss and his wife in the hope of getting a promotion. Del and Uncle Albert soon arrive to put their feet firmly in their mouths and ruin the chances of that.

Despite it being Rodney and Cassandra's first wedding anniversary, Rodders agrees to go on the annual Jolly Boys' Outing to Margate.

The outing goes as well as can be expected considering the coach driver passes out, Rodney gets arrested, and the radio bought from Trotters Independent Traders blows up their transport.

Forced to stay the night by this twist of fate, Del encounters his lost love Raquel, who is now working as a magician's assistant in an iffy nightclub.

As one Trotter rekindles his love life, the other returns to find Cassandra entertaining her boss at home. Punching first, and asking questions letter, Rodney blows it. Again.


The special closing titles theme for this episode was written and performed by Chas & Dave.

Broadcast details

Monday 25th December 1989
85 minutes


  1. Wednesday 9th December 2020 at 7:10pm on Gold
  2. Thursday 10th December 2020 at 2:00am on Gold
  3. Thursday 10th December 2020 at 5:20pm on Gold

Cast & crew

Regular cast
David Jason Del
Nicholas Lyndhurst Rodney
Buster Merryfield Uncle Albert
Roger Lloyd-Pack Trigger
Patrick Murray Mickey Pearce
Paul Barber Denzil
John Challis Boycie
Sue Holderness Marlene
Tessa Peake-Jones Raquel
Gwyneth Strong Cassandra
Kenneth MacDonald Mike
Guest cast
Steven Woodcock Jevon
Roy Heather Sid
Wanda Ventham Pamela Parry
Denis Lill Alan Parry
Steve Alder Eddie
Del Baker Policeman
Bridget Erin Bates Inga
Robin Driscoll The Great Raymondo
Roy Evans Harry
Dawn Funnell Helen
Gail Harrison Joanne
Daniel Hill Steven
Rosalind Knight Mrs. Creswell
Katharine Page Mrs. Baker
Jake Wood Trainee
Daniel LeCoutre Actor
Writing team
John Sullivan Writer
Production team
Tony Dow Director
Gareth Gwenlan Producer

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