Only Fools and Horses: The Musical at Theatre Royal Haymarket tickets
Only Fools and Horses: The Musical at Theatre Royal Haymarket tickets

Only Fools and Horses: The Musical

About the show

Beloved British television series Only Fools and Horses receives a screen to musical adaptation fit for the West End, courtesy of comedy legends Paul Whitehouse and Jim Sullivan. Playing at the Theatre Royal Haymarket, Only Fools and Horses the Musical brings the good ol’ gang back to life, as Del Boy, Rodney and Grandad reunite for London audiences.

Recreating the iconic markets of the London streets, the hilarious new show brings to life the characters we all know and love, as audiences are taken back to the East End in 1989. Prepare for plenty of laughter, cockney charm, dodgy dealings and larger-than-life characters, as Britain’s most loveable rogues return.

Based on the landmark, top-rated television series penned by the late, great John Sullivan, which ran for an impressive 64 episodes, the new musical is created by John’s son Jim Sullivan and comedian Paul Whitehouse. The musical features musical contributions by Chas Hodges of duo Chas 'n' Dave in a hilarious original score, which includes the famous theme tune.

Paul Whitehouse stars as Grandad, alongside Tom Bennett as Del Boy and Ryan Hutton as Rodney. Further casting includes Ashleigh Gray as Raquel, Pippa Duffy as Cassandra, Jeff Nicholson as Boycie, Samantha Seager as Marlene, Peter Baker as Trigger and Adrian Irvine as Denzil.

Additional cast members are Pete Gallagher, Adam Venus, Chris Keily, Oscar Conlon-Morrey, Melanie Marshall, Andy Mace, Chris Bennett, Lee Van Gellan, Lisa Bridge, Andrew Bryant, Samantha Lane and Bradley John.

Caroline Jay Ranger (The Commitments UK Tour) directs and choreographs the production, which features design by Liz Ascroft, lighting design by Richard G Jones, sound design by Rory Madden and musical supervision and arrangements by Stuart Morley.

Featuring favourite moments from the much-loved comedy series, as well as thigh-slapping new songs that guarantee a hugely fun night out, Only Fools and Horses the Musical trots into the West End for a run at the Theatre Royal Haymarket. The production plays at the London venue from 9 February 2019, with a press night on 19 February 2019.

Recommended for

Those who loved the original British television series will be thrilled to see their favourite characters come to life on stage! Fans of comedy and those who love new musicals will definitely not want to miss this exciting new venture.

Age Recommendations: No under 8s admitted.

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Dates and times

Running time: Approx. 2 hours 25 mins (including interval)
Opened: 09 Feb 2019
Press night: 19 Feb 2019
Booking from: 01 Apr 2021
Booking until: 06 Sep 2021

Location and map

Theatre Royal Haymarket
Haymarket
London, SW1Y 4HT

667 Reviews Add review

Pretty good, considering I only knew a couple of bits and bobs from growing up with my dad watching it. A few of the songs felt as... More

lauraesme 4' 11", 61 reviews, 1 helpful vote

Excellent show. Some of the cast could of been related to the original cast of the TV show..they looked so similar. Went open minded... More

jtbw 5 ft 10, 9 reviews, 0 helpful votes

I love the TV show but I’m not a die hard fan which made me enjoy it more because I didn’t go in with set expectations. I loved... More

laurenelphick 5"3, 53 reviews, 3 helpful votes

The set is great very well put together and moves quickly from scene to scene, the songs are clever, this is my second time and I noticed... More

markspears 5"07, 61 reviews, 1 helpful vote

Second time round seeing this show and enjoyed it just as much as first time if not more. Actors are like watching the originals. A... More

Queenie 5'2, 78 reviews, 41 helpful votes

The show was very good and incredible. I couldn’t believe what I was watching. The cast were incredible. Although I had the understudy... More

sarahward 5 foot, 333 reviews, 7 helpful votes

Proper British old school humour night out which takes you away from troubled times we now live in. Non stop fun and laughter. Cast... More

Queenie 5'2, 78 reviews, 41 helpful votes

The show was excellent, I highly recommend it. Everyone was excellent in their roles especially Paul Whitehouse who played Grandad... More

janineb3 1 review, 1 helpful vote

The show was absolutely amazing we laughed from start to finish would highly recommend everyone needs to see it if you love the TV... More

mrsdawns 1 review, 0 helpful votes