The Story Of... Only Fools & Horses. Image shows from L to R: David Jason, Tessa Peake-Jones. Copyright: North One Television.

The Story Of... Only Fools & Horses

Gold documentary about Only Fools & Horses. 6 episodes (1 series) in 2017. Features David Jason, Nicholas Lyndhurst, Tessa Peake-Jones, Gwyneth Strong and others.

Episode 3 is repeated tomorrow at 1:40pm.

Series 1, Episode 1 - Brothers In Arms

Brothers In Arms explores the relationship between Del and Rodney Trotter which is at the heart of each of the 64 episodes.

Further details

We examine the on-screen chemistry and off-screen relationship of two of the greatest comedy actors of the last fifty years, looking at the funniest and most dramatic scenes and storylines from the series. This episode examines how important the show was for the BBC and how it quickly developed from being a 30-minute sitcom to its feature length episodes becoming the jewel in the BBC's Christmas Day schedule crown.

It features a rare Christmas sketch the cast performed which hasn't been broadcast in over 28 years. Featuring exclusive contributions from Sir David Jason and Nicholas Lyndhurst, as well other members of the cast, crew and famous fans of the show including Jonathan Ross and Danny Baker.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 29th August 2017
60 minutes


  1. Wednesday 22nd September 2021 at 10:20pm on Gold

Cast & crew

Regular cast
David Jason (as Sir David Jason) Self
Nicholas Lyndhurst Self
Tessa Peake-Jones Self
Gwyneth Strong Self
Sue Holderness Self
Tony Dow Self
Patrick Murray Self
Jonathan Ross Self
Danny Baker Self
Adil Ray Self
Michael Grade (as Lord Grade) Self
Graham Linehan Self
Steve Clark Self
Stephen K Amos Self
Terence Stamp Narrator
Guest cast
Daniel Peacock Self
Sue Longstaff Self
Chris Wadsworth Self
Production team
Sean Doherty Director
Sean Doherty Series Producer
Nigel Alred Producer
John Quinn Executive Producer
Iain Coyle Executive Producer
Joe McVey Executive Producer
Jim Sullivan Executive Producer


Del Boy and Rodney's chemistry on screen

Nicholas Lyndhurst discusses the love and bond between Del Boy and Rodney Trotter. He talks about the on and off screen chemistry between the two great actors, himself and Sir David Jason.

Featuring: Nicholas Lyndhurst, Tony Dow.


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