Rock & Chips (2010– )

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Tells the story of Del Boy's youth, growing up in Peckham in the 1960's.

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2011 | 2010
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
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 Freddie Robdal / ... (3 episodes, 2010-2011)
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 Joan Trotter (3 episodes, 2010-2011)
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 Ted Trotter (3 episodes, 2010-2011)
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 Reg Trotter (3 episodes, 2010-2011)
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 Del Trotter (3 episodes, 2010-2011)
Stephen Lloyd ...
 Boycie (3 episodes, 2010-2011)
Lewis Osborne ...
 Trigger (3 episodes, 2010-2011)
Ashley Gerlach ...
 Denzil (3 episodes, 2010-2011)
Lee Long ...
 Jumbo Mills (3 episodes, 2010-2011)
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 Albie Littlewood (3 episodes, 2010-2011)
Paul Putner ...
 'Jelly' Kelly / ... (3 episodes, 2010-2011)
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 Ernie Rayner (3 episodes, 2010-2011)
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 Reenie Turpin (3 episodes, 2010-2011)
Billy Seymour ...
 Raymond (3 episodes, 2010-2011)
Bobby Bragg ...
 Don (3 episodes, 2010-2011)
Alison Pargeter ...
 Val (3 episodes, 2010-2011)
Paula Wilcox ...
 Vi Trotter (2 episodes, 2010-2011)
Calum MacNab ...
 Roy Slater (2 episodes, 2010)
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 DI Thomas (2 episodes, 2010-2011)
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 DC Stanton (2 episodes, 2010-2011)
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 Glenda (2 episodes, 2010)
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 Gwen (2 episodes, 2010-2011)
Daniel Cerqueira ...
 Alberto / ... (2 episodes, 2010-2011)
Dave Lamb ...
 Sergeant Foster (2 episodes, 2010-2011)
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Storyline

Take a trip back in time and pay a visit to the ever popular Trotter family, circa 1960. Del Boy's mother Joan is less than happy with work dodger husband Reg. Her head is instantly turned following the return of jailbird and gentleman thief, Freddie 'The Frog' Robdal. Written by Christopher Downie

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Comedy | Drama

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24 January 2010 (UK)  »

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Trivia

Nicholas Lyndhurst, who played Rodney Trotter in the original series Only Fools and Horses.... (1981) plays Freddie 'The Frog' Robdal in this series, who was Rodney's biological father. See more »

Goofs

On the tube ride from 'Borough' the underground train is a Mark 1 or Mark 2 train stock. Mark 1 were built in 1967 and introduced in 1969 for the Victoria Line, and the Mark 2 (1972/ 1973) were introduced in 1973 and 1975. These trains would not have been around in 1960. Borough is on the Northern Line which used 1938/1959 stock until 1975 and 1998 respectively. See more »

Quotes

[a Hood throws a paper aeroplane at Freddie and Jelly]
Young Hood: Sorry.
[Hood changes the song on the Jukebox]
Freddie 'The Frog' Robdal: Put Johnnie Ray on.
Young Hood: What?
Freddie 'The Frog' Robdal: Put Johnnie Ray on.
Young Hood: Johnnie Ray?
Freddie 'The Frog' Robdal: Yeah, put Johnnie Ray on.
Young Hood: Why?
Gerald 'Jelly' Kelly: 'Cuz he said.
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Connections

Spun-off from Only Fools and Horses.... (1981) See more »

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I Want To Walk You Home
By Antoine Domino
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User Reviews

 
If it ain't broke...
13 August 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This seems to be the BBC motto as they frantically try and drag another success out of the Only Fools and Horses hat. They've tried a spin off so why not try a prequel.Luckily for them they have struck gold.

John Sullivan has created a warm and funny comedy drama that captures the love story of Del Boy's mum and Freddie the frog that was touched upon in Only Fools. It has iconic music in it throughout and some wonderful moments that prove that Sullivan is still at the top of his game.

Kelly Bright is good as Joan and Nicholas Lyndhurst makes a passable villain as Freddy the Frog. Much was said about James Buckley taking on the iconic role of Del Boy but to be honest he doesn't really have a lot to do and it's the Joan and Freddie love story that carries the piece.

Sure it may not have been what everyone expected but at the end of the day everyone loves the trotters and this drama only makes us love them more.


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