Only Fools and Horses the Musical

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4.7/5 - based on 248 reviews
  • Booking until: Saturday, 7 January 2023
  • Running time: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Starring: Paul Whitehouse, Ryan Hutton, Tom Bennett
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About Only Fools and Horses the Musical

Performance Times
  • Booking until: Saturday, 7 January 2023
  • Running time: 2 hours 30 minutes
Mon - 19:30
Tue - 19:30
Wed 14:30 19:30
Thu - 19:30
Fri - 19:30
Sat 14:30 19:30
Sun - -

Paul Whitehouse, Ryan Hutton, Tom Bennett

Only Fools and Horses the Musical description

Only Fools and Horses The Musical – Cushty!

Trigger's dodgy briefcases. Del Boy and Rodney break the chandelier. The broom gag. Batman and Robin costumes... oh, the memories. TV's Only Fools and Horses delighted several generations and still rates as one of Britain's funniest ever, best-loved, most often quoted sitcoms. Now it's due in theatreland and the anticipation is mounting fast. Don't miss this hilariously silly, delightfully fun show.

Add the brilliant Paul Whitehouse, who wrote The Fast Show (suits you, Sir!) and is apparently Jonny Depp's favourite ever comedian, to the mix and you're in for even more of a treat. He's the co-writer along with Jim Sullivan, the son of the sitcom's original creator John Sullivan. And the show takes place at a stunningly lovely venue, the magnificent Theatre Royal Haymarket, from February 2019.

The show features 20 dazzlingly silly new tunes and the late Chas Hodges, from the Cockney duo Chas and Dave, played a part in composing them. John Sullivan died in 2011, while working on the show, but it has been wholeheartedly, fully endorsed by his Estate.

The original TV characters were played by Sir David Jason, Nicholas Lyndhurst and Lennard Pearce. For the musical Paul Whitehouse plays the part of Grandad, and you can bet your bottom dollar that'll be a giggle. Tom Bennett plays Del Boy and Ryan Hutton plays Rodney.

The musical combines classic scenes from the original TV show with new material and new gags. It also stars old favourites Boycie, Trigger, Marlene and Denzil. Set in the year 1989 the plot sees Del and Rodney in love with Raquel and Cassandra against a Peckham landscape that's changing fast. The writers have been as faithful as possible to the feel of the series, but have also crowbarred in some contemporary issues in a seriously clever way.

The dazzling legacy of Only Fools and Horses is being admirably carried on thanks to this heart-warming and extremely funny show. It's packed with favourite moments from the TV show, including the infamous chandelier scene. Laugh? You'll laugh yourself silly. What a great British treat.

Who is this show for?
This show is recommended for people aged 12 and above.

Age restrictions

Suitable for 8+

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Only Fools and Horses the Musical reviews

4.7 out of 5 based on 248 reviews

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Latest customer reviews

Very enjoyable, glad we saw it. Brought back some excellent memories.

Reviewed on 15 August 2022 by , Cardiff, United Kingdom

Creative and modern

I thought It was great It was modern whilst still keeping the original theme of the show. I would of wanted the cast to ask the audience to sing along to the theme song at the end as it was that good and everyone knows that song

Reviewed on 13 August 2022 by , High Wycombe, United Kingdom

Brillliant, fun, lively and entertaining

What a fun show. Great cast who were totally believable and just like the original tv show. Del, Rodney, Trigger et Al all fantastic. Lovely story, good effects and great energy and entertainment.

Reviewed on 05 August 2022 by , Windsor, United Kingdom

If you l8ke the TV programme you will love this

Reviewed on 31 July 2022 by , Crewkerne, United Kingdom

Lovely jubbly

You’ll laugh & cry , clap & cheer , characters true to original without being over the top , all the best moments are there . Bonjour

Reviewed on 27 July 2022 by , Winchester, United Kingdom

Great entertainment

Acting and singing was very good and the story lines were very funny

Reviewed on 26 July 2022 by , Devon, United Kingdom

Bloody brilliant

We throughly enjoyed the show, packed with laughs.

Reviewed on 26 July 2022 by , Sutton In Ashfield, United Kingdom

Very good production

A fan of the tv show I wasn’t sure how it could be turned into a stage production, I needn’t have been concerned. An excellent show with talented actors have turned Paul White house’s script into a smash loved it.

Reviewed on 26 July 2022 by , New Milton, United Kingdom


The show in general was good, but we had to walk out on the interval as the heat in the theatre was unbelievable and unbearable, I was sick twice from the heat and I know we wasn’t the only people who walked out because of this reason! I’m absolutely gutted as this was a present for my partner for he’s birthday and was a complete waste of money

Reviewed on 25 July 2022 by , Fulham, United Kingdom

like watching the TV series live with music and singing!

Reviewed on 23 July 2022 by , Nottingham, United Kingdom

Great for anyone who loves only fools and horses

Great show, we really enjoyed it. The actors worked so hard. All the elements and memorable episodes were included.

Reviewed on 21 July 2022 by , Maidenhead, United Kingdom

Brilliant highly recommend

We had an amazing evening the show was outstanding

Reviewed on 16 July 2022 by , Hornchurch, United Kingdom


Thoroughly enjoyed the show Fabulous performance. Written featuring the classic golden moments from the TV series Lots of laughs Great cast

Reviewed on 15 July 2022 by , Wokingham, United Kingdom

Got better in the second half

You could tell who the actors characters were but there was only one stand out actor and that was the one who plays Rodney because his voice and mannerisms were spot on

Reviewed on 14 July 2022 by , Birmingham, United Kingdom

Ok not great

My wife and l came to see the show.l found it was ok but not great. The show was funny in places Boycie was well played and close to original uncle was very good well played Rodney was good delboy was poor trig was good .the story was ok it was ok but you didn't walk away with that buzz some musicals give

Reviewed on 12 July 2022 by , Woodbridge, United Kingdom


Reviewed on 09 July 2022 by , Axminster Devon, United Kingdom


Came from dundee 600 miles away to see the show it was funny a delight...

Reviewed on 08 July 2022 by , Dundee, United Kingdom


Thoroughly enjoyable, stuck closely to the TV series both stories and characters. Can’t understand the indifferent critical reviews

Reviewed on 29 June 2022 by , Bristol, United Kingdom

Robin Justin
very funny and true to the original show

Shame that the stewards didn't handle at all well the situation of the drunken and rude lady in the audience. Thankfully, people from the audience managed the situation. The theatre's personel requires better training to treat these situations!

Reviewed on 28 June 2022 by , Bigues I Riells, Spain

Fantastic Production!

This is a must watch for all that remember the all time classic series. Music was fantastic as was the story line was nostalgic and the comedy was brilliant. A must watch!

Reviewed on 27 June 2022 by , Hounslow, United Kingdom

He who dares wins

Absolutely fantastic for a non theatre type this was brilliant loved every minute some very talented people on that stage

Reviewed on 24 June 2022 by , Lincoln, United Kingdom


Just brilliant, cheeks ache!

Reviewed on 23 June 2022 by , Sheldon, United Kingdom

everything i could of wished for

just enjoy

Reviewed on 23 June 2022 by , Ashford, United Kingdom

Bought back memories

Like watching the show on the Tv but live on stage. Was a real nostalgia trip, actors were amazing, really got the characters actions and mannerisms from the original show to perfection! Had a brilliant time. Would recommend to any fans of the show!

Reviewed on 22 June 2022 by , London, United Kingdom

such an underrated musical 😍

Rodney was my favourite massive thank you to him

Reviewed on 19 June 2022 by , London, United Kingdom


Reviewed on 16 June 2022 by , Herts, United Kingdom

Very entertaining

Reviewed on 16 June 2022 by , Filey, United Kingdom

Great laughs

This was a gift for my hubby who loves OFAH but not keen on musicals, but he loved it and we laughed and sang along. Had a great night.

Reviewed on 15 June 2022 by , Sliema, Malta

Nostalgic fun

If you liked the series you will like this. Plot line is a bit thin but jokes and songs are fun. Acting is very good.

Reviewed on 15 June 2022 by , Doha, Qatar

A must see absolute gem of a show

Reviewed on 09 June 2022 by , Northallerton, United Kingdom

Cockney Nostalgia

Very pleasant show improved as the show went on, very nostalgic triggered flash back memories.

Reviewed on 06 June 2022 by , Middlesex, United Kingdom

Great performance

Great show for those that love the TV series.

Reviewed on 06 June 2022 by , Cheshunt, United Kingdom

a very pleasant trip down memory lane with imaginative adaptation

Good ,funny ,great decor and props , avery entertaining evening at that price !

Reviewed on 06 June 2022 by , London, United Kingdom

Great Fun

We went to this for my son’s 12th birthday as he is a massive only fools fan. This didn’t disappoint. Great thinks to the original tv series and very funny at times. Cast were excellent and production was of a good standard. We sat in row A of the gallery which was comfortable and had good views. Haymarket theatre is lovely and staff are friendly and helpful.

Reviewed on 04 June 2022 by , Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom

Loved this production!

On holiday from Australia , so was thrilled when I saw this was on ! Been 30 years living in Australia and have very fond memories of the TV show! Loved it … very well produced !!

Reviewed on 01 June 2022 by , Bangholme, Australia

Lovely jubly

Reviewed on 31 May 2022 by , Nantwich, United Kingdom

Absolutely Brillant

Show so funny and well acted out.

Reviewed on 31 May 2022 by , Blackpool, United Kingdom

Must see for anyone

A must see for anyone who has seen only fools and horses through the years

Reviewed on 28 May 2022 by , Nuneaton, United Kingdom

A giggle a minute!

Loved this show even though some of the script was plucked from the TV series, it was great to have the stories played out live by some of the best actors. Don’t feel hard done by if you have the Alternate Del Boy, he was brilliant as were the entire cast. The second half was a laugh a minute leaving me at the end of an enormous feeling of happiness.

Reviewed on 26 May 2022 by , Billingshurst, United Kingdom

Good fun

Reviewed on 25 May 2022 by , Gravesend, United Kingdom

Amazing show

One of the best shows I have ever seen and I have seen over 20 including some in Las Vegas. Would recommend to anyone to go and see amazing cast and show

Reviewed on 21 May 2022 by , Edmonton, United Kingdom

Great show for a good night out

Great show with superb actors bringing only fools back to life... Fab staging and scenery add to the atmosphere... Great songs with all our favourite sketches and one liners ... Really good night out !!

Reviewed on 18 May 2022 by , Cambridge, United Kingdom


Reviewed on 17 May 2022 by , Hull, United Kingdom

At long last Fun and Laughter

Buy better seats as our sets was a disappointment but still a very good show with all you want from The classic Fools and Horses.

Reviewed on 15 May 2022 by , York, United Kingdom

A laugh a minute.

Lovely theatre fabulous show brought the TV series to life. Great casting and set.

Reviewed on 14 May 2022 by , Liverpool, United Kingdom

Great show - 110% pure entertainment

The show is great entertainment and l would recommend to anyone. It's very funny and the characters are very likened to the TV show. Songs also great and it all knits together very well.

Reviewed on 12 May 2022 by , Warlingham, United Kingdom

Awsome Show

A must see. Amazing actors story and so much fun.

Reviewed on 11 May 2022 by , Nottingham, United Kingdom

A great night out!

This was full of feel good music with great performers and a fab atmosphere. It probably helps if you have seen the programmes as lots of ‘in’ jokes….that added to the enjoyment for us!

Reviewed on 11 May 2022 by , Sudbury, United Kingdom


The guy playing Danny Driscoll (and several others) was most definitely the star of the show

Reviewed on 09 May 2022 by , Bournemouth, United Kingdom

Live entertainment at it's best!

It brought together lots of well known snippets of the TV programme into any evenings live entertainment. Brilliant show for fans and newcomers alike!! Well done to the cast and crew and musicians alike. Thoroughly enjoyed it!

Reviewed on 07 May 2022 by , Penn Wolverhampton, United Kingdom

Dull and Depressing

This was one of the worse shows I have seen. The acting was dreadful and the storyline was dull and depressing. In fact there wasn’t much of a storyline, it was a bit all over the place with poor copied clips of the TV show and most were not even funny. The actors seemed as if they were just going through the motions and didn’t click together.

Reviewed on 06 May 2022 by , South Croydon, United Kingdom

Great show with great actors and would love to see it again

Performances were excellent by all and a must for Only Fools And Horses fans.

Reviewed on 05 May 2022 by , Tamworth, United Kingdom

Triffic Night Out

Reviewed on 27 April 2022 by , London, United Kingdom

What a great show!

A real fantastic show that highlights some of the epic stories and scenes from the best UK sitcom ever! A real triumph and plenty of entertainment for anyone who comes along.

Reviewed on 26 April 2022 by , Walsall, United Kingdom

Best show seen for ages

Loved all the ‘dell boy references for officianados

Reviewed on 21 April 2022 by , Harlow, United Kingdom


Side splitting from start to finish. Bought these tickets for my wife's birthday as she is from London. I lived in London for 20 years and appreciated the humour better than a lot of people around us. Although I expected the show to be professional we did think it may be a bit twee but none of it ! Absolutely brilliant from start to finish and may even go again !! Long may it run 😁👍

Reviewed on 20 April 2022 by , Stratford-upon-avon, United Kingdom

Cheers us up

Reviewed on 19 April 2022 by , Donacarney, Ireland

Engaging and funny!

The show was excellent. We went as a family and thoroughly enjoyed it.

Reviewed on 19 April 2022 by , Barnsley, Uk, United Kingdom

From the gallery

Most enjoyable 😃

Reviewed on 12 April 2022 by , Bedford, United Kingdom

A must see

A great show, the acting is fantastic all the characters were excellent. If you love the original show, its a must see. Got all the classics lines & scenes in it. 5 Stars from start to finish

Reviewed on 07 April 2022 by , Rayleigh, United Kingdom

Fantastic show

We’ve wanted to see this show since it opened - it was well worth the wait - very very good / excellent performances by all - thank you for a great evening

Reviewed on 05 April 2022 by , Digby, United Kingdom


Better than I’d expected. Absolutely hilarious and excellent talent from all the cast. Loved it

Reviewed on 31 March 2022 by , Portsmouth, United Kingdom

Absolutely fantastic!!! A must see!!!

The tickets were a birthday present for my husband… who loves the show, I haven’t watched a whole programme before and I loved it just as much. It was brilliant!!!

Reviewed on 31 March 2022 by , Essex, United Kingdom

Lovely Jubbly

Really fun show if you liked the TV Comedy. The acting was superb. Really enjoyable evening.

Reviewed on 31 March 2022 by , London, United Kingdom

Fabulous loved every minute ❤

Great show a barrel of laughs.

Reviewed on 27 March 2022 by , Bristol, United Kingdom

You must go and enjoy all those funny moments again

This show is very enjoyable and includes many of the funny moments from the TV series. The changing of the scenery is like watching a remote controlled jigsaw puzzle, very clever. MEN, if you are seated in the Royal Circle allow at least 3 minutes to get to the toilets. Ladies only have a very short walk.

Reviewed on 24 March 2022 by , Barnet, United Kingdom

Light and very funny hearty entertainment

Exceptional performance, had me in stitches. Very true to the sitcom and will want you revisit the tv show again

Reviewed on 21 March 2022 by , Rickmansworth, United Kingdom

A must see

Struggled slightly to relate to Delboy but then again the character is a hard act to follow. The actor was very good though. All the other well know characters were brilliant

Reviewed on 19 March 2022 by , Colchester, United Kingdom

Great show

Reviewed on 17 March 2022 by , Lee On The Solent, United Kingdom


If you love Only Fools and Horses this is a must! Absolutely brilliant, cried with laughter. The characters were fab, especially Rodney, Del and Boycie but they were all fab Would see again, enjoyed that much. 👍

Reviewed on 11 March 2022 by , Bridgwater, United Kingdom

really hilarious !

This was a brilliant show and so happy we went ! Lived up to every expectation !

Reviewed on 11 March 2022 by , Dorking, United Kingdom


Excellent show. All the characters were spot on with the original characters. Excellent acting Dancing and music Comedy was excellent. Laughing all the way through. Would recommend it.

Reviewed on 08 March 2022 by , Wolverhampton, United Kingdom

Lovely Jubbly

A must see for Fools and Horses fans. Great fun.

Reviewed on 01 March 2022 by , Birmingham, United Kingdom

Love it

Absolutely brilliant, wSnt expecting to see it but very please I did.

Reviewed on 28 February 2022 by , Staines, United Kingdom


What a fabulous show, cast were outstanding A must see.

Reviewed on 24 February 2022 by , Swiss Valley, United Kingdom


Fantastic show

Reviewed on 18 February 2022 by , Beccles, United Kingdom

Excellent show

Reviewed on 15 February 2022 by , Leeds, United Kingdom

Totally Brilliant

I have watched Only Fools & Horses over & over & over again. This production was exceptional as good 👍

Reviewed on 13 February 2022 by , Other, United Kingdom

Well worth seeing

Loved the show because the actors were as good as on TV. The music had us clapping and tapping our feet There wasn't one thing we disliked about the show

Reviewed on 10 February 2022 by , Leicester, United Kingdom

A Must See! Lubbly Jubbly!!!

Reviewed on 01 February 2022 by , London, United Kingdom


Loved it

Reviewed on 15 January 2022 by , Taunton, United Kingdom

Absolutely brilliant!

I’ve been a fan of the originally TV series for a very long time, the show was amazing as the characters played their parts to the finest detail! Well done cast. I laughed so much that I cried! I would highly recommend.

Reviewed on 15 January 2022 by , Mold, United Kingdom

Lovely Jubly - A great night out!

Only Fools and Horses the Musical is a great night of nostalgia and fun. The story and characters remain true to the original and Rodney, Del Boy and Granda are great, as indeed are the other cast members. The singing and dancing routines are well choreographed and each word can be heard clearly. By the end you find yourself falling in love with the characters all over again and you don’t want it to end! Thank you for a great night!

Reviewed on 14 January 2022 by , Omagh, United Kingdom

Very funny and entertaining show!

Great show if you are a fan of Only Fools and Horses. It starts slowly but the second half is great.

Reviewed on 23 December 2021 by , Southampton, United Kingdom


2nd time I’ve seen this and I would definitely go again love it

Reviewed on 22 December 2021 by , London, United Kingdom


This theatre is not very good for disabled people due to having no lifts and be warned that the chair up on the top level are not prober chairs only perching chairs which killed our back leading to us leaving at the interval because we all had backache. Very poor.

Reviewed on 22 December 2021 by , Nuneaton, United Kingdom

Bonne De Douche!!

Absolutely brilliant! A must see for any only fools fan. Cast was brilliant, all of them. Really funny throughout!

Reviewed on 19 December 2021 by , Erith, United Kingdom

lovely jubbley

1st class all round

Reviewed on 11 December 2021 by , Newport, United Kingdom

very creative and professional

Over the years I have seen theatre productions, but this is the best one ever. It was so professionally done and very accurate to the original characters. The acting and singing could not be faulted. If you were a blind person you would think that the original characters were on stage. Thank you Paul Whitehouse for bringing this to the west end. This is what we need for what people have through with covid 19. I will never forget this production.

Reviewed on 08 December 2021 by , St. Peter Port Guernsey, United Kingdom

Must See

Highly recommend. Acting was brilliant, just like the tv actors. Amazing performance, brought back happy memories. Thank You.

Reviewed on 08 December 2021 by , Sheffield, United Kingdom

Funny and great characters

The show was true to the original and good casting for the main characters

Reviewed on 27 November 2021 by , Plymouth, United Kingdom

Wonderfully uplifting show

A truly great show, better than expected. Every aspect of the show scored high, so pleased to have been there.

Reviewed on 25 November 2021 by , Hutton,brentwood, United Kingdom

Excellent performance by all involved which totally did justice to what was an iconic series

Reviewed on 24 November 2021 by , London, United Kingdom


Excellent show! If you know and love the TV series- and who doesn't?!- this is the perfect way to re-watch, revisit and laugh out loud! Superb acting and brilliant casting!

Reviewed on 19 November 2021 by , Watford, United Kingdom

Just simply superb

A brilliant show well worth a watch. All the actors play the part perfect

Reviewed on 16 November 2021 by , Maidstone, United Kingdom

Go see it

At first I was worried having to look up being in the second row fro the stage but it didn’t matter at all I could see the performance up close and personal With out discomfort I was sat at the end of the row so a great in & our access fo me . I would go and see the show again it was so light hearted and entertaining

Reviewed on 15 November 2021 by , London, United Kingdom

Fab show

Reviewed on 15 November 2021 by , Kent, United Kingdom

Kenneth Clive
Brilliant 🤩

Reviewed on 15 November 2021 by , Donaghcloney, United Kingdom

Must see!!

Everything was perfect fabulous night

Reviewed on 10 November 2021 by , Tallaght, Ireland

Must See!

Amazing performance. Cast were phenomenal!!

Reviewed on 09 November 2021 by , Burry Port, United Kingdom

21 Feb
Phil Willmott

Review: ONLY FOOLS AND HORSES at The Theatre Royal, Haymarket

by Phil Willmott | Thursday, February 21 2019, 20:07

Only Fools and Horses the Musical They seem an odd match, the opulent, elegant Theatre Royal, Haymarket and the BBC TV comedy Only Fools and Horses which dominated the television schedules in the late 1980s.

Review: ONLY FOOLS AND HORSES at The Theatre Royal, Haymarket