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Only Fools and Horses star says 'Del Boy's bum pinching' would be banned now

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Mar 15, 2019 6:38 PM 1+ week ago

Tessa Peake-Jones, 61, believes her co-star's flirty behaviour might not be appropriate in a post #MeToo world

She'll be for ever known as Del Boy's long-suffering partner Raquel Turner in Only Fools and Horse .

For while she loves the show that made her a household name, Tessa believes Del Boy's cheeky-chappy flirty behaviour might not be quite so cushty in a post #MeToo world.

"I think now, if programmes were made, they wouldn't have people pinching people's bottoms because that would not be acceptable," says Tessa, 61.

over the years - of us not being able to say anything for fear of being sacked or whatever.

Tessa is quick to stress you can only judge Only Fools and Horses by the attitudes of the era - a time when she personally put up with a lot more than she ever would now.

"It's like a period drama. Those things were acceptable then," she says. "It was a different world.

"My friends and ...

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