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Roger Lloyd-pack Was Cut From Only Fools And Horses Reunion


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British actor Roger Lloyd-Pack had to be cut from the Only Fools And Horses reunion at the last minute because of his failing health.

The funnyman lost his battle with pancreatic cancer in February (14) shortly before the cast reunited for the first time in 10 years to film a one-off skit for U.K. charity telethon Sport Relief.

Jim Sullivan, son of the show's late creator John Sullivan, has now revealed Lloyd-Pack was due to reprise his role as hapless roadsweeper Trigger in the reunion, but the script had to be re-written when it became clear he would not be well enough to perform.

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David Beckham Struggled With Lines For Only Fools Shoot


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Sports icon David Beckham suffered a sleepless night before filming an appearance with the reunited cast of hit U.K. comedy Only Fools And Horses as he struggled to learn his lines.

The retired soccer star is set to grace the small screen with Sir David Jason and Nicholas Lyndhurst in a sketch for Britain's Sport Relief charity telethon.

The skit reunites the show's characters for the first time in more than a decade, and Beckham, a huge fan of the original comedy, admits he struggled with the script and was wracked with nerves the night before the shoot.

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Only Fools And Horses Cast Attend Roger Lloyd-pack's Funeral


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Only Fools And Horses actors Sir David Jason and Nicholas Lyndhurst were among the guests at the funeral of their co-star Roger Lloyd-Pack on Thursday (13Feb14).

Lloyd-Pack, best known for his role as road sweeper Trigger in the British sitcom, died of pancreatic cancer last month (Jan14), aged 69.

His friends and family paid their last respects at a memorial service in London on Thursday, with guests including his former castmates Jason, Lyndhurst, Gwyneth Strong, who played Cassandra, John Challis, who played Boycie, and Sue Holderness, who played Marlene.

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Lovely Jubbly! 'Only Fools And Horses' Coming Back To TV After 10 Year Break


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There had been rumours floating around, but now it has been confirmed that Del Boy and Rodney will definitely be back on TV as an Only Fools And Horses short has been green-lit by the BBC. Sir David Jason and Nicholas Lyndhurst will both return to the show for the one-off short, which will air in March as part of Sports Relief.

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David Jason [L] and Nicholas Lyndhurst [R] will both be back for the sketch

The beloved UK sitcom, regularly voted the nation's favourite, will see the return of Del Boy and Rodders to their South London stomping ground in a "a short Only Fools and Horses sketch," which was confirmed by a BBC spokesperson this week. A statement from the network read: "There are plans afoot for a short Only Fools and Horses sketch for Sport Relief. Further details will be announced in the build up to the appeal night on March 21."

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Only Fools And Horses Set For Tv Return After 10 Years


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Bbc bosses are eyeing a shock new episode of hit British comedy Only Fools And Horses more than 10 years after it last aired.

The award-winning sitcom, starring Sir David Jason and Nicholas Lyndhurst as two hapless market traders, ran from 1981 until 2003 when it ended after 63 episodes.

The show's creator John Sullivan died in 2011, which seemingly ended any hope of the comedy returning to Tv screens, but now it has emerged his sons Jim and Dan have been working on a new episode.

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Is 'Only Fools And Horses' Returning To TV In 2014?


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Christmas is the season of TV specials and on screen treats, and before we've even seen 25th December this year, it already looks like we know what to look forward to seeing on the box next year and we might not even have to wait until Christmas for the TV treat!

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Will the Trotter's iconic Reliant Robin be back too?

You may have thought it ended for good almost a decade ago, but it looks as though Del Boy and Rodney could be on their way back to our screens once again. Following the untimely death of series creator John Sullivan in 2011, it looked as though we had seen the last of the Trotters after all, but according to the show's star David Jason, that might not be the case. Lavely jubbly!

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British Tv Producer Ray Butt Dies


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Ray Butt, a top British Tv producer who worked on beloved U.K. sitcom Only Fools And Horses, has passed away at the age of 78.

Butt died last Friday (12Jul13). No further details surrounding his death have been released.

After leaving national service in the Royal Air Force (Raf), Butt became a Tv director, and first met writer John Sullivan when they both worked on comedy Citizen Smith, starring Robert Lindsay, in the 1970s.

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Makes An In-store Appearance At The Waterstones To Sign Copies Of His Autobiography 'Being Boycie'

Only Fools And Horses - 'Only Fools and Horses' Actor John Challis, aka 'Boycie' Friday 13th April 2012 makes an in-store appearance at the Waterstones to sign copies of his autobiography 'Being Boycie'

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Victoria Beckham Bans David From Buying Iconic Car


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Victoria Beckham is banning husband David from buying an iconic TV car.

The soccer star wants to purchase the back door of the yellow three-wheeler Robin Reliant from classic British comedy show 'Only Fools And Horses' when it goes up for auction in Britain later this month and hang it on a wall at the couple's Los Angeles mansion.

However, fashion designer Victoria isn't keen on the idea as she doesn't think it will fit in with their stylish home.

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Only Fools & Horses Stars Pay Tribute To Sullivan


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The stars of beloved British sitcom Only Fools And Horses have paid tribute to the show's creator John Sullivan following his tragic death on Saturday (23Apr11).

The 64-year-old writer passed away at a private hospital in Surrey, England, six weeks after he was admitted to treat a bout of viral pneumonia. He is survived by his wife, Sharron, as well as two sons and a daughter.

Only Fools and Horses star Sir David Jason, who played Derek 'Del Boy' Trotter, admitted he was "totally devastated to hear of dear John's death", adding in a statement, "We have lost the country's greatest comedy writer, but he leaves us a great legacy, the gift of laughter. My thoughts at this time are with his lovely family."

John Challis, who starred as Boycie in both Only Fools and Horses and spin-off series The Green Green Grass, tells British radio station Bbc 5 Live, "It was a terrible shock for us... because it's the 30th anniversary of Only Fools and Horses, and John has been part of our lives all that time.

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Alex Reid Wants Serious Acting Roles


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Alex Reid wants to stop being a "loveable prat" and show who he really is.

The cage fighter and bit part actor - who is married to glamour model Katie Price - wants people to take his acting career more seriously and is hoping to win new roles in gritty drama programmes.

Alex said: "I don't think I always get portrayed in the correct light. I'm a Rodney Trotter, like in 'Only Fools And Horses', which is nice, but the thing is I've got goals.

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