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The BBC have finally officially confirmed that a new series of Only Fools and Horses is planned here are some of the facts so far.

BBC Director of Entertainment Alan Yentob said, "It's been a long wait, but the best things are always worth waiting for."

  • Filming began on 19th November 2001
  • The series consists of three episodes
  • Most of the previous stars have signed up, so far confirmed are John Challis, Sue Holderness and Roger Lloyd-pack.
  • The first episode was based around Uncle Albert's funeral. But Del Boy and Rodney will end up at another burial by mistake.
  • Del and Rodney loose their fortune on the Central American Market.
  • The series has a budget of three million UK pounds
  • David Jason will pocket three hundred thousand pounds from the series
  • The BBC aired the first show at 21:05 on Christmas Day (25th December)  2001, then will air a further two episodes over Christmas 2002. Transmission dates for the two remaining episodes are still to be announced.
  • Editing of the first episode finished on Christmas Eve.
  • Del Boy was to appear on Who Wants to be a Millionaire in the new Only Fools and Horses mini series. However, this has been shelved as the BBC and ITV could not come to an agreement over the repeating of the series on ITV.
  • The cast have been filming scenes in Montreal during the week of 21st November 2001
  • The cast are were filming Uncle Albert's funeral in Weston-super Mare the week of 26th November 2001
  • Del Boy  appears in a fictional quiz called Goldrush, after ITV and BBC could not strike a deal to have Del appear in Who Want's To Be A Millionaire, filming of this took place at Pinewood Studio's on 7th December 2001
  • The BBC had started showing previews for their Christmas schedule, and heading the previews is Only Fools and Horses
  • Damien is played by 11 year old Benjamin Smith, Benjamin has already appeared in Holby City, The Armando Project and Second Sight.
  • Jonathan Ross appeared as the quiz master in Goldrush, the fictional quiz in the first episode.
  • Producers are reported to have insisted on filming more than one ending to the first episode prevent the plot being leaked.
  • The first episode is seventy minutes long.
  • This is the first time the series will be broadcast in Widescreen
  • The first episode is called "If They Could See Us Now......!"
  • Whilst the BBC used the Reliant Robin in much of it's promotion for the Christmas 2001 episode, it was not shown in the first episode, however, the green Capri Ghia was.
  • The second episode is currently being filmed in France (18th March 2002).
  • The Trotters are rumored to bring back a stowaway from France in the second episode.
  • Del-Boy and Rodney discover they have different dads in the last episode.
  • The final episodes will be called Strangers on the Shore and Sleepless in Peckham.
  • The second episode is an old-style Only Fools and a good laugh, while the last one contains some revelations involving the family.

The Cast Filming in Montreal


Damien, Raquel, Del and Cassandra at Alberts funeral


Rodney with his wreath


Albert's Hearse


2nd Hearse arrives with RAF tributes for another funeral


The Trotters arrive at their hotel


BBC ONE's Christmas 2001 Advertising Campaign featuring Delboy's Reliant Robin


Delboys Stretched limo created by digital wizardry