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Only Fools and Horses - The Musical

From 28 Apr 2021

Theatre Royal Haymarket

Only Fools and Horses the Musical is a feel-good, family celebration of traditional, working class London life and the aspirations we all share, recreating the iconic series into a brand-new, home-grown British Musical spectacular.
Only Fools and Horses - The Musical at the Theatre Royal Haymarket

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Mais ouis, mais ouis, the world may have changed a lot since we first bid a jovial 'au revoir' to the Trotters of Peckham, but good 'ol Del Boy, Rodney and the rest of the gang haven't changed a bit... well, apart from the odd spontaneous bursting into song here, and the occasional dancing across the market, there.

The landmark, record-breaking and top-rated television series Only Fools and Horses, written by the late, great John Sullivan, undoubtedly holds a special place in the hearts of the British public.

Now John's son Jim Sullivan has teamed up with comedy giant Paul Whitehouse to write and produce a script and score to honour his father's legacy; recreating the iconic series into a critically acclaimed, brand-new, home-grown British Musical spectacular.

Lovely Jubbly!

Featuring cherished material from the TV series, the laughs, dodgy dealings and unforgettable moments to boot, join us as we take a trip back to 1989, get reacquainted with Britain's most loveable rogues and experience the classic comedy brought to life once again through an ingenious and hilarious original score; an idea so inexplicably pukka it surely proves the old adage that he who dares wins!

With musical contributions from Chas n Dave, the beloved theme tunes as you've never heard them before and an array of comic songs full of character and cockney charm, you're guaranteed to have a right knees-up!

Only Fools and Horses the Musical is a feel-good, family celebration of traditional, working class London life and the aspirations we all share.

Written by Paul Whitehouse and Jim Sullivan, fully endorsed by the Sullivan estate.

Paul Whitehouse appears from 6 January 2020.

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Age suitability: Not available


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Box office tel: 020 7930 8800

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Previews from:Wednesday 28 April 2021

Press night:Tuesday 19 February 2019

Booking until:Saturday 26 February 2022

Closes:No date announced.

Performance days & times


Monday ‑ 7‑30pm

Tuesday ‑ 7‑30pm (7pm 19 Feb)

Wednesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Thursday ‑ 7‑30pm

Friday ‑ 7‑30pm

Saturday ‑ 7‑30pm



Wednesday - 2-30pm (from 27 Feb)

Thursday Matinee 2.30pm (21st Feb only)

Saturday - 2-30pm (from 16 Feb)


Running time: 2 hrs 30 mins


From £15

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Author: Paul Whitehouse and Jim Sullivan, based on the programme 'Only Fools And Horses' written by John Sullivan
Composer: Additional music by John Sullivan & Chas Hodges
Director: Caroline Jay Ranger
Designer: Liz Ascroft
Musical direction: Stuart Morley
Choreography: Denise Ranger
Lighting: Richard G Jones
Sound: Rory Madden


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