ONLY Fools and Horses’ Sir David Jason has damaged the silence on “very harmful” reboot rumours as followers known as for an epic Del Boy return.
The 80-year-old actor – who performed Derek “Del Boy” Trotter within the BBC sitcom from 1981–2003 and once more in 2014 – has sadly shut down the potential of it ever coming again.
Sir David Jason has shut down Solely Fools and Horses reboot rumoursCredit score: Getty – Contributor
When requested by Digital Spy about if there may be one on the playing cards, he was very clear together with his reply, after bearing in mind that author John Sullivan died 9 years in the past.
He mentioned: “The reply there isn’t any.”
The actor, who was knighted in 2005 for providers to appearing and comedy and has gained 4 BAFTAs in his life time, added: “No, no, no, the writing could be the identical.
“But additionally do not forget, one in all my flags that I prefer to wave, is that it is a crew effort, and it isn’t simply the character of Del and Rodney, and Uncle Albert, or Grandad, because it have been.
Solely Fools and Horses first graced our screens again in 1981Credit score: Alamy
David with co-star Nicholas Lyndhurst, who performed Rodney Trotter within the presentCredit score: Rex Options
“But it surely was all the opposite peripheral characters, you realize, Boycie, Marlene and all of these, how superbly performed all of them have been.
“You are hard-pressed to switch all these characters who’ve endeared themselves into the center of your viewers right this moment.
“So it will be a really harmful journey to take, so my reply to that’s, do not strive.”
Solely Fools and Horses tallied up a complete of seven profitable sequence after first premiering on BBC One in 1981.
Sir David Jason has mentioned that there will probably be no reboot of Solely Fools and Horses sooner or laterCredit score: Alamy
Lennard Pearce portrayed Derek and Rodney’s grandad for the primary three sequence till he sadly handed awayCredit score: BBC
Sir David was joined on the present by Nicholas Lyndhurst as his on-screen brother Rodney Trotter till 1991, and Lennard Pearce as his grandad till 1984.
Harry “Buster” Merryfield was launched as Uncle Albert quickly after the sudden loss of life of Lennard.
Viewers fell in love with Derek and Rodney Trotter’s relationship and their concepts of get masses of cash, so the programme went on to have 16 Christmas specials till 2003 and even produced a prequel in 2009 known as Rock & Chips, starring James Buckley.
Regardless of the unhealthy information, Solely Fools and Horses’ followers won’t ever cease loving the programme as some paid up to £375 to pose with Sir David Jason earlier this year.