British Comedy Guide

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.

The Final Specials, Episode 2 is repeated on Gold on tomorrow at 1:05pm

Press Clippings

Only Fools And Horses is TV's most-watched ever show

Only Fools And Horses has been announced as the most-watched show in the entire 80-year history of British television.

British Comedy Guide, 31st October 2016

Boycie's Jaguar sells for £115,800

A vintage Jaguar sports car made famous when it featured in Only Fools And Horses has sold for more than £115,000.

BBC News, 3rd September 2016

The best of British sitcom idiots

Following on from the last post about idiots in sitcoms, and some ensuing twittering, perhaps it's only fair we pay tribute to the best of British sitcom idiots. Lots of candidates, for sure, but here are, for my money, the most dimwitted of nincompoops who should be recognised for outstanding services to idiocy.

James Cary, Sitcom Geek, 31st August 2016

What Damien Trotter from OFAH looks like now

While he was all teenage braces and gold chains in the days of Only Fools And Horses, Benjamin Smith has been rocking buzz cuts in a number of roles since leaving the sitcom.

Adam Starkey, Metro, 28th July 2016

Comedy reboots: never go back

If we want to wallow in nostalgia, let's have repeats rather than retreads.

Deborah Shrewsbury, The Custard TV, 11th July 2016

BBC comedy classics go on display

Much-loved British comedians and sitcom stars are being celebrated in a new exhibition. Comedy faces from Frankie Howerd to Ricky Gervais are on display at the Compton Verney art gallery in Warwickshire from 9 July. BBC Faces of Comedy is showing 100 pictures ranging from the 1950s to the present day. Leading comics have curated the exhibition - including Have I Got News For You panellist Paul Merton and the star of Citizen Khan, Adil Ray. Here they talk about some of their favourite comedy moments.

Paul Merton and Adil Ray, BBC News, 10th July 2016

David Jason sends letter ahead of OFAH funeral

Sir David Jason has written to the family of the late Keith Drew, whose funeral will have an Only Fools And Horses theme.

Olivia Waring, Metro, 9th June 2016

Only Fools And Horses producer Gareth Gwenlan dies aged 79

Top comedy producer Gareth Gwenlan OBE, whose credits include Only Fools And Horses, has died aged 79.

British Comedy Guide, 9th May 2016

Peake-Jones never watched OFAH until appearing on it

Actress Tessa Peake-Jones, 58, on how she got involved with Britain's biggest sitcom as Raquel, her dream of dancing on Strictly..., and a close encounter with a naked James Norton.

Laura Millar, The Daily Mirror, 24th April 2016

Tessa Peake-Jones: Only Fools will never return

Actress Tessa Peake-Jones, who played Raquel in Only Fools and Horses, believes a remake is unlikely following the death of the series' writer John Sullivan at 64.

Emma Pryer, The Daily Mirror, 27th February 2016

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