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The stars of Only Fools & Horses

Only Fools & Horses Day in Swindon

An event celebrating the classic comedy series took place in Swindon on Saturday 4th September. Listen to interviews with the members of the cast who attended and visit our gallery of photos from the day.


On Saturday 4th September, The Brunel Centre in Swindon was the setting for an Only Fools & Horses Day held to celebrate the much-loved BBC comedy series.

Swindon memorabilia store Infinitely Better organised the event which attracted thousands of fans from around Wiltshire. Many arrived early to ensure they got to meet the three stars of the show who were booked to appear.

Actors John Challis, Sue Holderness and Roger Lloyd Pack were all in attendance to meet fans and sign autographs. John memorably played oily used car salesman Boycie in the show, Sue was Boycie's long-suffering wife Marlene and Roger coined a famous catchphrase  - "Alright Dave"  - with his character, dopey roadsweeper Trigger.

Also on hand were members of The Only Fools & Horses Appreciation Society who sold a varied selection of merchandise from the show and brought along their 'Trotters Ethnic Tours' mobile museum in the shape of a London double decker bus. Inside the museum, visitors could view a collection of props used in the show such as the blow-up dolls from the episode 'Danger UXD'.

Fans could be forgiven for thinking David Jason himself had turned up as professional Del Boy look-a-like Maurice Canham put in an appearance. Maurice is one of the best known impersonators in the business and it's easy to see why as the likeness is uncanny!

Other attractions included Del Boy's trusty but battered yellow Robin Reliant and a section of Swindon's Canal Walk was transformed into a busy East End market for the day.

Click the links on the right to listen to Real Audio interviews with John Challis, Sue Holderness and Roger Lloyd Pack and view a photo gallery from the event.

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