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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. Stars David Jason, Tessa Peake-Jones, Nicholas Lyndhurst, John Challis and others.

Episode 1 is repeated on Tuesday 26th December at 4:50pm

Series 1, Episode 5 - Behind The Scenes

This episode examines the process writer John Sullivan and cast and crew went through - from the script to the live recording - to create each episode of Only Fools....

Full synopsis

This episode examines the process writer John Sullivan and cast and crew went through - from the script to the live recording - to create each episode of Only Fools.... There are behind the scenes anecdotes from the studio floor and on location, as well as revealing rehearsal tape footage which has never been shown on TV.

Find out how John Sullivan wrote and recorded the theme tune, discover behind the scenes secrets on the three-wheeler van and what exactly went into Del's exotic drinks. And for the first time ever a specially recorded sketch from the early 90s where Del, Rodney and Uncle Albert send a message to British troops abroad.

Broadcast details

Date
Tuesday 26th September 2017
Time
8pm
Channel
Gold
Length
60 minutes
Ratings
0.22 million viewers (1.00% audience share)

Repeats

  1. Wednesday 27th September 2017 at 7:05pm on Gold
  2. Sunday 1st October 2017 at 3:50pm on Gold
  3. Friday 13th October 2017 at 8:50pm on Gold
  4. Saturday 14th October 2017 at 2:40pm on Gold
  5. Saturday 30th December 2017 at 2:05pm on Gold
  6. Saturday 30th December 2017 at 6:35pm on Gold
  7. Saturday 30th December 2017 at 9:10pm on Gold

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