London news David Jason rejected by classic 70s sitcom for not having 'star quality' Uk news
PremierLeague-News.Com - David was apparently only suitable for 'supporting actor' roles
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! The much-loved David Jason has been appearing on our screens for over 50 years. The 81-year-old has been making us laugh in numerous British comedies such as Only Fools and Horses, Open All Hours and Porridge. He's had a whole host of awards to accompany his acting career including multiple Baftas, NTAs and received the Lifetime Achievement Award in 2001. Before his illustrious career, it was recently revealed that David had been rejected for the lead role in the 1970s BBC sitcom Some Mothers Do 'Ave Em because he was thought to be “only funny in supporting roles". For more news and features about London directly to your inbox sign up to our newsletter here .
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. After Raymond suggested to BBC bosses that David Jason should play bumbling Frank Spencer, he recalled how they didn't agree with his casting choice. Raymond explained that he was told: "'Yes, he is very funny. "'But he’s only funny in supporting roles. He hasn’t got star quality.'"
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