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Peckham Uncovered
Roy Slater

Roy Slater
DOB: 15.05.1948
Place: Fulham

Jim Broadbent

DI Slater used to terrorise the Peckham wideboys. A representative of the Metropolitan Police, Slater was particularly feared due to his underhand methods.

A smart man Slater had 10 CSEs to his name. Ruthless in exercising his duties he once arrested his own dad for having a broken rear light. Del once said of Slater that he would 'nick you for anything you did - in fact he'd nick you for anything that you didn't do!'

Slater was not crafty enough to prevent his sacking from the Met for 12 counts of fraud and 17 of corruption. A small matter for which he was also jailed for 5 years. Slater married Raquel in 1977 - a divorce not unpredictably followed a few years later.


Before they were famous
Broadbent was initially offered the role of Del Boy but had to turn it down due to other commitments. Prior to Fools he had appeared in a number of films including The Dogs of War and Time Bandits.

Famous quote
You can call me Mr Slater, Detective Inspector Slater, or just plain sir!
More quotes » »

Where are they now?
Jim is of course an international award-winning superstar thanks to his roles in Iris, Gangs of New York, Bridget Jones's Diary and Moulin Rouge.


Del Boy   Del Boy
Rodney   Rodney
Uncle Albert   Uncle Albert
Grandad   Grandad
Raquel   Raquel
Damien   Damien
Cassandra   Cassandra
Trigger   Trigger
Boycie   Boycie
Marlene   Marlene
Denzil   Denzil
Mike   Mike
Mickey   Mickey
Sid   Sid
Slater   Slater
Alan Parry   Alan Parry

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