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Rock & Chips 

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

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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Nicholas Lyndhurst ...  Freddie Robdal 3 episodes, 2010-2011
Kellie Bright ...  Joan Trotter 3 episodes, 2010-2011
Phil Daniels ...  Ted Trotter 3 episodes, 2010-2011
Shaun Dingwall ...  Reg Trotter 3 episodes, 2010-2011
James Buckley ...  Del Trotter 3 episodes, 2010-2011
Stephen Lloyd Stephen Lloyd ...  Boycie 3 episodes, 2010-2011
Lewis Osborne Lewis Osborne ...  Trigger 3 episodes, 2010-2011
Ashley Gerlach Ashley Gerlach ...  Denzil 3 episodes, 2010-2011
Lee Long Lee Long ...  Jumbo Mills 3 episodes, 2010-2011
Jonathan Readwin ...  Albie Littlewood 3 episodes, 2010-2011
Paul Putner ...  Gerald 'Jelly' Kelly / ... 3 episodes, 2010-2011
Robert Daws ...  Ernie Rayner 3 episodes, 2010-2011
Emma Cooke ...  Reenie Turpin 3 episodes, 2010-2011
Billy Seymour ...  Raymond 3 episodes, 2010-2011
Bobby Bragg 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
Mel Smith ...  DI Thomas 2 episodes, 2010-2011
Tom Brooke ...  DC Stanton 2 episodes, 2010-2011
Katie Griffiths ...  Glenda 2 episodes, 2010
Joan Hodges ...  Gwen 2 episodes, 2010-2011
Daniel Cerqueira Daniel Cerqueira ...  Alberto / ... 2 episodes, 2010-2011
Dave Lamb 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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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 January 2010 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Sex, Drugs & Rock 'n' Chips See more »

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Trivia

One of Mel Smith's final acting roles before his death on July 19th 2013 at the age of 60. See more »

Goofs

On the tube ride from Borough station, 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 (built in 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 a mixture of 1938 and 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 »

Soundtracks

I Want To Walk You Home
Written by Fats Domino and David Bartholomew
Performed by Fats Domino (as Antoine Domino)
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Rock and Chips
11 April 2017 | by jamesbowen-96647See all my reviews

This is a terrible prequel to a much loved classic Comedy about a young Del Boy in his teenage years the scripts lack the usual John Sullivan wit there are no laughs to be had the performances save this mess from being completely Unwatchable Nicholas Lyndhurst shines as Freddy the Frog whilst James Buckley who even though he had a hard act to follow from David Jason the original Del boy is utterly mediocre and charmless i kept seeing his character from the inbetweeners instead .

Anyway i don't want to go into much more more detail about this since it was a truly execrable experience watching this mess avoid it at all costs even if you're a die hard Only fools and horses fan its not worth it at all .

Skip it you'll thank me after .


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