Only Fools and Horses The Musical


Your favourite cockney characters are back as the top-rated British television series Only Fools and Horses comes to the stage for the first time at the Theatre Royal Haymarket. It’s the landmark programme you know and love… just with a bit more song and dance!

Written by comedian Paul Whitehouse and Jim Sullivan, son of the late, great, original creator of the show John Sullivan, ONLY FOOLS AND HORSES – THE MUSICAL features the Trotters of Peckham in a riotous adventure with belly laughs and dodgy dealings a plenty!

This five star smash hit musical also revisits nostalgic and cherished moments from the series, and as well as musical contributions from the legendary Chas n Dave, with the role of Grandad played by actor, writer, and comedian Paul Whitehouse.

Sound cushty? Then book your ONLY FOOLS AND HORSES – THE MUSICAL theatre tickets with LOVEtheatre today!

*Paul Whitehouse will not be appearing week commencing 3rd April 2023.

What is Only Fools and Horses The Musical about?

Join Tom Bennett’s Del Boy, Ryan Hutton’s Rodney, and Paul Whitehouse’s Grandad in this new musical inspired by some of the most well-loved episodes of this record breaking show. Del Boy claps his mince pies on the love of his life Raquel (Ashleigh Gray), Rodney prepares for his marriage to Cassandra (Pippa Duff), and Grandad looks back on a life very well lived! 

ONLY FOOLS AND HORSES – THE MUSICAL is a feel-good, family celebration of traditional, working class London life and the aspirations we all share.

Ticket Information

On sale now for performances until 29 Apr 2023. Tickets from £12. Monday – Saturday 7.30pm Wednesday and Saturday 2.30pm.

Running Time

2 hours 30 minutes, including interval.

Cast & Creatives

Tom Bennett (Del Boy), Ryan Hutton (Rodney), Paul Whitehouse (Grandad), Ashleigh Gray (Raquel), Pippa Duffy (Cassandra), Jeff Nicholson (Boycie), Samantha Seager (Marlene), Chris Bennett (Alternate Del Boy/Sid), Peter Baker (Trigger), Oscar Conlon-Morrey (Dating Agent/Danny Driscoll/Featured Ensemble), Adrian Irvine (Denzil), Chris Kiely (Mickey Pearce/Featured Ensemble), Andy Mace (Mike the Barman), Andrew Bryant (Tony Driscoll/Cripps), Melanie Marshall (Mrs Obooko/Wedding Fitter/Featured Ensemble), Lisa Bridge (Ensemble), Philip Childs (Ensemble), Lee Van Geleen (Ensemble), Christopher Arkeston (Swing), Bradley John (Swing), Samantha Lane (Swing), Rhys Owen (Swing)

Paul Whitehouse & Jim Sullivan (Writers), John Sullivan & Chas Hodge (Additional Music), Caroline Jay Ranger (Director/Choreographer), Liz Ascroft (Set & Costume Design), Stuart Morley (Musical Supervisor & Arranger), Richard G Jones (Lighting Design), Denise Ranger (Associate Director/Choreographer), Rory Madden (Sound Design), David Grindrod Associates CDG (Casting Director)


  1. His Name is Derek Trotter
  2. Only Fools and Horses Hooky Street
  3. Not Now Grandad
  4. Not Now Grandad Reprise
  5. That’s What I Like
  6. Where Have All The Cockneys Gone
  7. The Girl
  8. Mange Tout
  9. Bit of a Sort
  10. Raining for Grandad
  11. Being A Villain
  12. Lovely Day
  13. Marriage & Love
  14. West End Wendy
  15. What Have I Let Myself In For
  16. Gaze Into My Ball
  17. Fool’s Transition
  18. The Tadpole Song
  19. Holding Back The Years
  20. Margate This Time Next Year

COVID Information

Arrival at the theatre
Please arrive at least 15 minutes before the start of the show. The theatre will open 45 minutes prior to the performance for safety and comfort. We recommend you scan the QR code at the theatre to check in on the NHS Track and Trace App, and you may be asked to show Covid certification.

Will I need to wear a face covering?
From 27th January you are encouraged to wear your face covering at all times when in the theatre, including at your seat. Exemptions apply.

What should I bring?
Belongings should be kept to a minimum and with you at all times as we have limited cloakroom facilities available. Suitcases will not be accepted.

Will I be able to buy interval refreshments?

Bar Facilities – the bars will be open to purchase refreshments to enjoy at your seat. You will also be able to order interval drinks before the show for collection at the interval. 

What else are we doing?
We will be disinfecting the auditorium before every performance and sanitising continuously. Please use the hand sanitiser stations when you enter and exit the theatre. Following the performance, no visitors are allowed at Stage Door so activities such as photographs with the performers or autograph signing will be prohibited.

Our theatre is air cooled/heated and supplied by only fresh air. WE DO NOT RECIRCULATE.  

What happens if I feel unwell and/or can’t use my ticket.
Double/Triple jabbed individuals and under 18s no longer need to self-isolate if they are identified as a close contact of someone with COVID-19.

However, if you’ve booked directly with us we will be able to exchange your tickets if you feel unwell up to 24 hours before the performance. Please call 020 7930 8800 if during phone room hours or email [email protected] if we are closed and include your reference number and preferred new date in the email.

If you are unable to use your ticket due to a situation caused by COVID-19, for example travel restrictions in place at the time – we can exchange your ticket up to 24 hours before the performance.

Booking Period

1 Oct 2021 - 29 Apr 2023

Weekly Performances

Monday 7:30PM
Tuesday 7:30PM
Wednesday 2:30PM, 7:30PM
Thursday 7:30PM
Friday 7:30PM
Saturday 2:30PM, 7:30PM

For group bookings of 10 or more:
Submit a request online

Or call 020 7206 1176

Venue Information

Theatre Royal Haymarket

Haymarket, London, SW1Y 4HT

Get Directions

Nearest Tube/Rail Station

Charing Cross or Piccadilly Circus


3, 6, 9, 12, 13, 23, 88, 139 159 and 453.

Nearest Car Parks

Leicester Square Car Park (via Whitcomb Street) or Trafalgar Square Car Park (via Spring Gardens).

In the Press

The Sun

'One Del of a show!'

Daily Mirror

'Viva, Hooky Street. C’est magnifique! A treat for Trotter fans'

Evening Standard

'This loving, lively homage is an unashamedly British night out. A jubilant lovely jubbly!'


'Call it comfort food for our troubled times, this show serves up some lovely jubbly!'

Daily Mail

'Raise a glass of Tittinger to Del Boy and Rodney as Only Fools and Horses storms the West End!'

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