Only Fools and Horses - The Official Inside Story
At its height more than 24 million people watched the classic comedy series Only Fools and Horses, making it Britain's most popular television programme ever. The hilarious exploits of wheeler-dealer Del Trotter and his dopey brother Rodney enthralled everyone from real market traders to members of the Royal Family. Only Fools and Horses - The Official Inside Story takes us behind the scenes to reveal the secrets of the hit show and is fully authorised by the family of John Sullivan, the show's creator and writer. Containing in-depth interviews with the show's stars including Sir David Jason and Nicholas Lyndhurst and key members of the production team, this engaging tribute includes a comprehensive episode guide. It also reveals how the show was rejected when it was first offered to the BBC, how Sir David Jason nearly missed out on the starring role and the tragedy of the death of one of its stars during filming. Written by bestselling author Steve Clark, the only writer on set for the filming of Only Fools and Horses, spin-off The Green Green Grass and prequel Rock & Chips, the book gives a fascinating and unique insight into this legendary series.
- Paperback | 320 pages
- 130 x 198 x 22mm | 260g
- 01 Sep 2011
- Splendid Books Limited
- Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Author Steve Clark's book The Official Inside Story is the definitive history of Only Fools and Horses. He is the expert on the series. It is nice to know that the legacy of this classic show lives on for a new generation. As Del Boy would say: 'You know it makes sense!' (Sir David Jason) For more than two decades Steve Clark worked closely with Only Fools and Horses and its creator, my Dad, John Sullivan OBE. On set and location he has extensively interviewed both cast and crew, and that is why I can happily recommend this book as the only truly Inside and Official telling of the Only Fools and Horses story available. (Dan Sullivan)