OFAH: It's Beckham in Peckham for Sport Relief

Voted Britain’s favorite sitcom in the 2004 Britain’s Best Sitcom poll, Only Fools and Horses will return for a one-time-only special on 21 March on BBC One as part of Sport Relief. While original creator and sole writer on the series, John Sullivan, passed away in 2011, the new Sport Relief sketch has been written […]

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The 'lost' Only Fools and Horses 'episode' – Licensed to Drill

While, technically, the video that surfaced recently isn’t really an ‘episode’ of Only Fools and Horses and, I guess, was never actually ‘lost’ but it is 30-minutes, features the cast of the most popular British situation comedy of all-time, and hasn’t been seen outside of classrooms in a really long time. The first part of […]

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Sir David Jason goes behind the camera for the Pearly Gates

Following years in front of the camera, first as Del Boy in the brilliant Only Fools and Horses, then as Detective Jack Frost in the crime drama, A Touch of Frost and, most recently, as the Queen’s incompetent minder in The Royal Bodyguard, Sir David Jason is stepping behind the camera for his next project. […]

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Only Fools and Horses U.S. re-make to get 're-make'

As the disturbing news made its way from the U.S. broadcast network ‘upfronts’ last week that CBS’ remake of a modern day Sherlock, Elementary, was picked up as a series and scheduled for the Thursday at 10p ET slot this Fall, there is hope. Digital Spy has reported that ABC’s “Americanized version” of Only Fools […]

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Christopher Lloyd added to U.S. version of Only Fools and Horses

The genius that is Christopher Lloyd has been added to the cast of the upcoming U.S. pilot remake of the all-time British situation comedy icon, Only Fools and Horses. You may remember an earlier post announcing the remake and that John Leguizamo had been cast as the American Del Boy. The rest of the cast […]

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Take a trip down Hooky Street – in print!

Only Fools and Horses book was 30 years in the making If you’re a British comedy fan, the recently released Only Fools and Horses: The Story of Britain’s Favourite Comedy book needs to be at the top of your Christmas list. As reviewed here in the Telegraph, author Graham McCann has penned an extraordinarily entertaining […]

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BBC TV themes by Ronnie Hazlehurst

Following Monday’s sad news of the untimely passing of producer/director, John Howard Davies, it started me thinking more about some of the individuals that have been a part of all of our British comedy lives for decades that we aren’t even aware of. We all know the talents of John Inman, Mollie Sugden, Richard Briers, […]

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David Jason returns home to guard the Queen

It’s a long way from Peckham to Buckingham Palace, but Del Boy Trotter, the “ambitious” market trader from the most popular British situation comedy of all-time, Only Fools and Horses, has a new job. Ok, not really, but David Jason, the 71 year-old actor that brilliantly brought John Sullivan’s creation to life, returns to situation […]

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John Sullivan, creator/writer of Only Fools and Horses, dead at 64

Sadness rocked the British comedy world again this past weekend with the news of the death of John Sullivan, creator/writer of what has long been recognized as Britain’s Best Sitcom of all-time, Only Fools and Horses. Sullivan touched so many lives through his work that he never knew including OFAH, Citizen Smith and Rock & […]

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