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Rock and Chips Sunday 24 January

9:00pm - 10:30pm

BBC1

You won't get any clues from the terrible title, but this feature-length chunk of rosy 1960s nostalgia is a "prequel" to the beloved Only Fools and Horses, which left our screens for good in 2003. Doubtless there'll be a ready-made audience of millions for John Sullivan's fond look at the beginnings of Del and Rodney Trotter, and their hopelessly small-time business empire. As for anyone else, it will depend on your tolerance of cheery cockney wide boys and diamond geezers. There's no David Jason - Rock & Chips' Del Boy is a cheeky, mouthy fresh-faced teenager who's already a bit of a wheeler-dealer - as this is really the story of Del and Rodney's sainted mum, Joan (Kellie Bright), a beehived, brassy, hard-working woman who's married to a layabout. But Joan's head is turned with the return to Peckham of the suave crook Freddie Robdal after ten years in Dartmoor. He's played by Nicholas Lyndhurst and Only Fools devotees will be in on the joke straightaway, as they all know that Freddie "the Frog" was Rodders' dad. Don't expect broad Only Fools belly-laughs, though; just gentle smiles of recognition.

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Guest Esquilax

No lolz as of yet, don't even think it's meant to be that lulzy tbh

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Guest Lemons

Cast is nuts swear i saw that yout from Renford Rejects

Bruno Di Gradi?

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Cast is nuts swear i saw that yout from Renford Rejects

Bruno Di Gradi?

Exactly what I was going to type before I scrolled down and saw this.

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i thought it was sick tbh

there were a few joke bits tho, that sex-pest who was bussin just from watchin her back

LOL

caught a few lols still whens the next one

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its a 1 off

they shud do more tho

better than the other rebore spin-off green-green grass, which just tries 2 b funny and is swag

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