ONLY Fools and Horses fans were thrilled when stars of the hit comedy reunited after more than 30 years since they last appeared on screen together.
Actors Patrick Murray who played show regular Mickey Pearce, Philip Pope (Tony Angelino) and Daniel Peacock aka Mental Mickey left fans of the iconic sitcom delighted as they reunited for a rare public appearance at an event in Hull earlier this week.
They were joined by Michael Fenton Stevens best remembered as Alan Perkins, who made Rodney Trotter a member of the Groovy Gang while he posed as a 14-year-old on holiday in Majorca.
TV and movie superfan Sam Thorpe got the group together for a photo and shared it online.
He penned: “reat Only Fools and Horses evening in Hull tonight. Was great to meet some of the cast including Philip Pope AKA Tony Angelino, Michael Fenton Stevens AKA Alan Perkins who I also know best for his role as Sir Henry in Benidorm, Daniel Peacock AKA Mental Mickey and finally Mickey Pearce himself Patrick Murray!”
Daniel played Mental Mickey – the lead singer of Rodney‘s band A Bunch of Wallies – im 1985 episode It’s Only Rock and Roll.
Since his time as Mental Mickey, Daniel has gone on to have a successful acting career with credits that include Toast of London (2014), Foyle’s War (2015), Coming of Age (2011), The Bill (1988 – 1991) plus many more. Most recently he starred in the movie For the Love of Ella in 2018.
Michael Fenton Stevens is best remembered as Alan Perkins, who made Rodney Trotter a member of the Groovy Gang while he posed as a 14-year-old on holiday in Majorca.
And Philip Pope starred as the ‘Singing Dustman’ Tony Angelino – who played the singer with an unfortunate speech impediment and left audiences ‘cwying’ with laughter.
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He looked in good health after revealing to The Sun in May that his lung cancer is cured — thanks to the NHS and help from David Jason.
Patrick sagte gestern Abend zu The Sun: „Ich trinke jetzt nichts, also gehe ich nicht in die Kneipe, um zu feiern – ein Salat und ein Sprudelwasser sind mehr mein Ding.
„Ich habe so viele Nachrichten von meinen alten Freunden von Only Fools bekommen, wie David Jason, als ich mir Diagnosen offenbarte. Das hat mich wirklich berührt.“
Ärzte entdeckten a Tumor in seiner Lunge im Juli.
He had an op in October and then chemo — but doctors found a second tumour in his liver and treatment to reduce its blood supply is shrinking it.
Der Rat ist befugt, einen Fall vor das Amtsgericht zu bringen, wenn er entscheidet, dass es sich um eine gesetzlich vorgeschriebene Belästigung handelt
Patrick hinzugefügt: „Mein Onkologe sagte mir, dass der Lungenkrebs geheilt sei und der Tumor in meiner Leber schrumpfe.
“Es ist noch nicht vorbei, aber, wie du dir vorstellen kannst, Ich bin überglücklich über diese neuesten Nachrichten.“