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Only Fools and Horses Roger Lloyd-Pack Dies

Only Fools and Horses Roger Lloyd-Pack Dies
Roger Lloyd-Pack, best known for playing lovable simpleton Trigger in Only Fools and Horses, has died aged 69 of pancreatic cancer at his home in Kentish Town, North London last night. Sir David Jason led the tributes to the highly respected actor saying, “I was very saddened to hear of Roger’s passing. He was a very quiet, kind and unassuming actor who was a pleasure to work with…Although he played the simple soul of Trigger in Only... 

This Time Next Year… Only Fools and Horses May Well Return

This Time Next Year… Only Fools and Horses May Well Return
When Only Fools and Horses creator John Sullivan died in 2011 we thought it was the last time we would see aspiring millionaires Del Boy and Rodney pack up their trusty suitcase of faulty goods. But like one of Del Boy’s cheques to the council, the Trotters are bouncing back! Yesterday Sir David Jason revealed that the hit British sitcom could be back on our screens as soon as spring next year and he’d been too nervous to read through the... 

John Leguizamo to play Del Boy in US Only Fools and Horses pilot

John Leguizamo to play Del Boy in US Only Fools and Horses pilot
John Leguizamo, known for films including Moulin Rouge!, The Happening, and Gamer, has been cast as Del Boy in the pilot for the Only Fools and Horses US remake. The actors who will play Rodney and Grandad in are still unknown at this time. The pilot was announced in January to be aired later this year, and if successful, a full series will be made after. Steven Cragg and Brian Bradley – the writers behind hit US sitcom Scrubs – will... 

Fromage frais! Only Fools and Horses set for a US remake

Fromage frais! Only Fools and Horses set for a US remake
Television network ABC is going to make a pilot for an American version of Only Fools and Horses. ABC say that the remake will follow the same formula as the original BBC show, which follows two brothers as they “concoct outrageous, morally questionable get-rich-quick schemes in their quest to become millionaires.” Steven Cragg and Brian Bradley, best known for writing Scrubs, will pen the script for the remake. The British sitcom which... 

Memorabilia Panel Schedule now available

Memorabilia Panel Schedule now available
With the weekend almost upon us, it means that the Winter 2011 Memorabilia event in Birmingham is now just a few days away and to help fans attending the event plan their weekend, the MCM Buzz has obtained the schedule for the weekends panels. Featuring a mix of panels from both TV and Film alongside several special reunion panels the event certainly looks like it is going to be a full weekend for those attending.  For more information on the event... 

Memorabilia Birmingham Programme and Map Now Online!!

Memorabilia Birmingham Programme and Map Now Online!!
As the end of the convention season looms, The MCM Expo Group are ready proud to present their last event of the year,  Memorabilia Birmingham. Taking place at the Birmingham NEC November 19th-20th the event is the largest collectors fair in the UK and this winter has guests Bruce Boxleitner (Tron, Tron Legacy and Babylon 5), Kai Owen (Rhys Williams in Torchwood), Arthur Darvill (Rory Williams, Doctor Who), Derek Jacobi (Doctor Who) Cast members... 

Rock and Chips Lovely Jubbly!

Rock and Chips Lovely Jubbly!
It is considered one of the most highly regarded comedies ever created, it’s characters and catchphrases such as ‘you plonker’ and ‘you dipstick Rodney’ have become a part of the British comedy lexicon. It can only be Only Fools and Horses. The BBC series which hit our screens in 1981, has over the preceding years become a national treasure, so it’s offspring, the prequel Rock and Chips certainly has a lot to live up to. The third... 

Comedy writer John Sullivan dies aged 64

Comedy writer John Sullivan dies aged 64
TV’s John Sullivan passed away earlier today at the age of 64 years old after losing his battle with “a short illness.” Most famous for his work on writing one of the best loved British sitcoms, Only Fools and Horses, John Sullivan was no stranger to British homes, as his work for the BBC has had families laughing for decades and still continues to be shown today. Other famous titles penned by the late South London-born Mr Sullivan... 

David Jason Looks to be returning to comedy!

David Jason Looks to be returning to comedy!
Sir David Jason is to appear in a new BBC 1 sitcom about a former soldier who is mistakenly put in charge of royal security. The Royal Bodyguard sees Sir David’s character accidentally promoted to the role despite previously only working in the Buckingham Palace car park. The series begins should begin production in July.  Read More →
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