John Challis

John Challis tells Only Fools and Horses critics to stop watching

John Challis tells Only Fools and Horses critics to stop watching

John Challis believes that people shouldn’t watch ‘Only Fools and Horses’ if they are offended by its outdated content. The actor – who played Boycie in the classic sitcom – has suggested that not watching is a "simple solution" for those who take offence over some of the material. Appearing on a panel discussion on Monday’s (25.11.19) episode of Chann... »

Sue Holderness attacked by an alligator

Sue Holderness attacked by an alligator

Sue Holderness was attacked by an alligator whilst filming ‘Only Fools and Horses’. The actress – who played Marlene Boyce in the classic sitcom throughout its 1981 to 1991 run, along with Christmas specials until the show ended in 2003 – let out a "blood-curdling scream" when the creature appeared at her feet during filming in Miami. She told the Metro newspaper:... »

Christopher Biggins hits out at Are You Being Served remake

Christopher Biggins hits out at Are You Being Served remake

Christopher Biggins has hit out at the "terrible" remake of ‘Are You Being Served?’. The sitcom – which originally starred the likes of Mollie Sugden, Trevor Bannister, John Inman and Wendy Richard – made a brief return for a one-off episode in 2016, but the ‘Porridge’ star was less than impressed. He said: "I’m very anti remakes. ‘Are... »

Only Fools and Horses The Musical extends run into 2020

Only Fools and Horses The Musical extends run into 2020

‘Only Fools and Horses The Musical’ has extended its West End run into 2020. The popular stage production, which opened at London’s Theatre Royal Haymarket earlier this year, have released 100,000 new tickets to celebrate its string of upcoming shows that will conclude in February 2020. A message on the musical’s official Twitter account read: "We’ve only gone an... »

Amanda Barrie electrocutes herself

Amanda Barrie electrocutes herself

Amanda Barrie electrocuted herself at her home. The former ‘Coronation Street’ actress has heaped praise on the London ambulance service after the 83-year-old star – who played Alma Halliwell in the ITV soap – "lit up the West End", and admitted the incident was "very scary". She wrote on Twitter: "Thankyou to my five heroes. So, last night I lit up... »

John Challis has car vandalised by ‘mindless’ thug

John Challis has car vandalised by ‘mindless’ thug

John Challis has hit out at a "mindless little rat" who smashed his car windscreen, resulting in him having to fork out £312 to fix the damage. The ‘Only Fools and Horses’ actor – best known for playing dodgy used car dealer Aubrey ‘Boycie’ Boyce in the classic sitcom – has had some unfortunate luck with his own motor, after he returned to his car to f... »

Tessa Peake-Jones backs Only Fools and Horses tower block demolition

Tessa Peake-Jones backs Only Fools and Horses tower block demolition

Tessa Peake-Jones has backed plans to demolish a tower block used as the setting for ‘Only Fools and Horses’. The 61-year-old actress – who played Raquel Trotter on the classic sitcom – thinks it is a "great" plan to knock down Harlech Tower in West London, which was used as the exterior for the Trotter family’s home Nelson Mandela House, to make way for 2,5... »

John Challis back Del Boy statue at Nelson Mandela House site

John Challis back Del Boy statue at Nelson Mandela House site

John Challis has backed a campaign for a Del Boy statue to be erected on an iconic ‘Only Fools and Horses’ setting ahead of its demolition. The 76-year-old star – who played Aubrey ‘Boycie’ Boyce on the classic British sitcom – wants to commemorate the fictional London tower block Nelson Mandela House, which featured in the show’s opening credits and was t... »

Nicholas Lyndhurst rules out new Only Fools and Horses episodes

Nicholas Lyndhurst rules out new Only Fools and Horses episodes

Nicholas Lyndhurst says too many ‘Only Fools and Horses’ cast members have died to bring it back. The 57-year-old actor – who played Rodney Trotter in the BBC’s classic sitcom – said he usually sees co-star David Jason (Del Boy) at funerals after so many of their fellow actors have passed away. He told the Mirror: "We can’t do it any more. John was the driv... »

John Challis says ITV will regret axing comedy sitcoms

John Challis says ITV will regret axing comedy sitcoms

John Challis has slammed ITV’s decision to axe all its comedy sitcoms. The 76-year-old actor – who portrayed Monty Staines in the hit series ‘Benidorm’ – has revealed that he "doesn’t understand" the channel’s announcement it will drop long-running comedy show and insisted people want to watch something "fun" and have a "good laugh... »

Page 1 of 212