Better known as 'Boycie' in the BBC comedy Only Fools & Horses, John is an accomplished character actor, personality and raconteur whose wide - ranging career has ranged from classical roles on the stage to heavies in television drama, a multitude of policemen, sitcom stardom, pantomime performances and now even a one-man show.
John made his television debut in The Newcomers in 1965. before making regular appearances in Softly Softly, Dr. Who, Crown Court, The Sweeney and in the BBC's long-running police drama Z Cars as Sergeant Culshaw. He worked with David Jason for the first time in the sitcom Open All Hours. before landing a guest role (as another policeman) in Citizen Smith. His most famous character which people remember him most famous for was Boycie, the second-hand car salesman in Only Fools and Horses, one of the longest-running and most popular sitcoms of all time. When the series ended, John starred in a 2005 spin-off, The Green Green Grass, and more recently in the 2016 remake of Are You Being Served?
Currently touring the UK with his popular one-man show, "Only Fools and Boycie", John will be selling both his autobiographies, "Being Boycie" and "Boycie & Beyond" here at QuizFest, along with other interesting stuff .....Del Boy style!
Did you know?
You can see one of Del Boy's original Reliant Regal in the museum's On Screen Cars exhibition!
John will be signing his books 'Being Boycie', 'Boycie & Beyond','Reggie and his latest novel 'Wigmore Abbey : The Treasure of Mortimer'.