Yes we have all had the dream of kipping at Dels flat with a few mates and a few cans. Sharing laughs with Del and Rodney while listening to Trigger in one ear and Boycie in the other. But now 30 years on its all coming together as part of the Only Fools and Horses 30th anniversary.
Designers admit it was a real struggle finding the palm tree wall paper, but doesn’t it look wonderful!
Does Del know about this?
So can you name the 4 items that were consistently seen in every episode of Del boys flat?
- The yellow Curtains
- Cigar Jar Holder
- The Banjo on the wall
- and the Green kitchen units
The Nelson Mandela flat layout has often been debated –
Here is the accepted view, with most rooms off the lounge
Del Boys flat layout – very pukka for £18 a night
£18 a night to stay in Del’s flat. Cushty – No income tax, no VAT, no
money back… but three TVs
Perry has have been recently involved in Del Boy’s iconic pad, lovingly recreated by TV channel Gold to celebrate the show’s 30th anniversary next month. Fans are even being given the chance to stay there.
Prices are set at 1981 levels of £18 a night and when I was asked to head off to the Peckham tower block to give it a go, what could I say but: “Lovely jubbly!”
How to win a night in Del’s flat
WE are offering one lucky reader and one guest the chance to stay in the recreation of Del Boy’s flat on the night of Friday, September 2.
For a chance to win, email firstname.lastname@example.org with your name and number and the subject line Del Boy. One entry per person only. Entries must be in by midnight TOMORROW, August 25. Over-18s only.
The winner will be chosen at random and required to provide a credit card to cover any damage. Dates not variable. Winner will be contacted within three days – if not contactable, prize will be redrawn. Flat is non-smoking. Check out by noon on September 3. Takeaway evening meal provided. Transport included from any London station.
You might even get Marlene thrown in!