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David Jason: Lloyd Pack was 'a pleasure to work with'

David Jason has paid tribute to his Only Fools and Horses co-star Roger Lloyd Pack:

I was very saddened to hear of Roger’s passing.

He was a very quiet, kind and unassuming actor who was a pleasure to work with.

Although he played the simple soul of Trigger in Only Fools and Horses, he was a very intelligent man and a very fine actor capable of many roles.

I shall remember him with fondness and for all the good times we had together.



Only Fools and Horses set to return for special episode

The familiar faces of cockney wheeler dealers Del Boy and Rodney Trotter are to return to British screens for the first time in a decade, the BBC has confirmed.

The sitcom is set to be aired as part of a one-off charity special for Sport Relief in March, the broadcaster revealed.

David Jason is set to return as Derek Trotter for the charity special. Credit: Press Association

Details of the plot or nature of the programme have not been revealed, but a BBC spokesman said " a short sketch" is being produced.

The show stars David Jason as wheeler dealer Del Boy and his bumbling younger brother Rodney - Nicholas Lyndhurst.

A BBC spokeswoman said: "There are plans afoot for a short Only Fools and Horses sketch for Sport Relief.

"Further details will be announced in the build up the appeal night on March 21".

Created by John Sullivan, who died aged 64 in 2011, the show became the most successful British comedy made since first airing in 1981.

It ran as a regular show until 1991 and has since reappeared in sporadic Christmas specials - the last of which was in 2003.

Jones's Diary printers 'have a Bridget moment'

The publisher of Bridget Jones's Diary has confirmed to ITV News that readers got an "accidental preview" of David Jason's autobiography in some copies of the latest Helen Fielding novel.

Vintage Publishing said its printers had "had a Bridget moment", although it stopped short of labelling them plonkers:

The printers have had a Bridget moment. A printing error has been detected in some of the very early copies of Bridget Jones: Mad about the Boy.

Copies printed on one day have given readers an accidental preview of David Jason's autobiography.

We are taking steps to remove these copies from sale and will be replacing misprinted stock as soon as possible.

– Vintage Publishing statement