Only Fools and Horses
Prepare for the Only Fools and Horses Musical!
The beloved sitcom, Only Fools and Horses, enters the West End this season following a successful run in Peckham. John Sullivan wrote this iconic show, and it was one of television’s most loved shows between 1981 and 1991. Even today, it has fans spread throughout the world, which is the reason behind the immense popularity of the theatrical adaptation. Jim Sullivan adapted the sitcom for the stage. He is none other than the writer’s son, and he collaborated with comedian Paul Whitehouse to bring you this show; Paul previously played the role of Grandad. Witness your favourite characters, Del Boy and Rodney, and enjoy a nostalgic journey on the West End. Get Only Fools and Horses musical tickets for a show that offers everything you love and more!
Tom Bennett, renowned for his work on popular shows like EastEnders and Love and Friendship, is playing the role of Del Boy. Peter Baker is starring as Trigger and Ryan Hutton as Rodney. Joining the cast as Grandad is Andy Mace. Chad n Dave, the famous pop-rock duo is providing the music along with Chas Hodges and Jim Sullivan’s additional music. Carole Jay Ranger is directing the show.
The TV show depicted the life of Del Boy Trotter, a goal-oriented trader from Peckham who is always busy in making schemes to become rich. It ran consecutively from 1981 till 1991 and also performed Christmas specials in 2003. In the same year, it was Britain’s most popular sitcom in a BBC poll. One of its episodes also set the record for the most-watched British sitcom episode with over 24 million viewership. It only begs to state how anticipated the Only Fools and Horses musical is and how it earned its rightful place in the world of comedy.
It celebrates the lives of the conventional working-class Londoners and the desires they share. The background is 1989 Peckham, South London, where brothers Del Boy and Rodney Trotter and their Grandad present some of their life’s best moments. Even though the brothers have a big difference in their age, outlook, and personality, they share a good bond. Like the television programme, the musical also delivers an unforgettable experience, as you see Del Boy and Rodney in their shady attempts at becoming millionaires. From selling low-quality goods and illegal products to trading on the black market, their methods involve everything that can put them at risk. However, clench your teeth and laugh at their buffoonery as they scheme and plan, and not once give up on their aspiration to get rich no matter the situation.
Only Fools and Horses musical is a once-in-a-lifetime experience you don’t want to miss. Keep your eyes open for the tickets and get yours as soon as you can. The show is expected to be a massive success, and fans just cannot wait!