Del Boy's back...as a £4000 tribute tattoo

The full-back tattoo took 50 hours to complete Credit: ITV News

A man from Bristol has come up with an unusual way to honour his favourite TV series; he's had the cast and logo tattooed on his back.

'Only Fools and Horses' is very special to many people in Bristol. A lot of the scenes were filmed in and around the city, including the fictional Nelson Mandela House - actually Whitemead House in Ashton.

But Darren Williams was not satisfied to just visit the locations. The damp proofing specialist paid £4000 for an epic tribute tattoo, which covers the whole of his back.

Although admitting that his wife doesn't like tattoos, Mr Williams managed to talk her around and is very pleased with the result.

The final product took a grand total of 50 hours to finish, in ten sittings of five hours each.

The show's characters were tattooed one at a time over five sittings Credit: ITV News

The piece was done by George Torrington, who Mr Williams calls "a brilliant artist". It was the first time the 24-year-old had done a full-back tattoo, but Mr Williams was happy to leave the design up to him.