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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

The Story Of... Only Fools & Horses

  • TV documentary
  • Gold
  • 2017
  • 6 episodes (1 series)

Six-part documentary series looking at sitcom Only Fools & Horses. Features David Jason, Nicholas Lyndhurst, Tessa Peake-Jones, Gwyneth Strong, John Challis and more.

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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....

Further details

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

Cast & crew

Cast
David Jason (as Sir David Jason) Self
Nicholas Lyndhurst Self
Tessa Peake-Jones Self
Gwyneth Strong Self
John Challis Self
Sue Holderness Self
Tony Dow Self
Patrick Murray Self
Jonathan Ross Self
Danny Baker Self
Adil Ray Self
Steve Clark Self
Terence Stamp Narrator
Guest cast
Daniel Peacock Self
Sue Longstaff Self
Kerry Waddell Self
Theo Paphitis Self
Philip Pope Self
Adrian Pegg Self
Phil Cornwell Self
John Sullivan Self (Archive Material)
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
Tom Savage Editor
Jon Stapleton Director of Photography

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