Only Fools and Horses actor Sir David Jason has spoken out about his apparent 'feud' with show co-star Nicholas Lyndhurst.

The beloved actor, 83, became an overnight sensation thanks to his depiction of 'Del Boy' in the hit BBC show which first aired in 1981.

He starred alongside Nicholas Lyndhurst who played Del Boy's hapless younger brother.

In recent years, it has been reported that there has been a rift between the pair with Sir David Jason finally speaking out about the matter.

Sir David Jason speaks out about 'feud' with Only Fools and Horses co-star Nicholas Lyndhurst

Speaking about the 'divide' between the two, Sir David Jason denied the claims, revealing that he and Nicholas Lyndhurst are actually "good friends".

According to the Mirror, he said: "You couldn’t have had a better co-partner than Nic. We liked and respected each other so much, we were genuinely good friends."

This comes as the classic programme returns to screens this month with a new 90-minute documentary called Only Fools and Horses: Greatest Christmas Moments.

The show will be broadcast on Christmas Eve with David and his on-screen wife Tess Peake-Jones (Raquel Trotter) set to appear.

Fans eager to catch a glimpse of the cast will need to tune into Channel 5 where the secrets of the award-winning show's Christmas episodes will be revealed.

In a recent interview, Sir David Jason recalled how emotional it was filming the show's last-ever scenes.

He said: "We got a standing ovation in that studio for seven minutes. They wouldn’t let us go."

He added: "I remember being in that studio and saying to the floor manager, ‘That’s it, that’s the end of Only Fools And Horses’. The whole place exploded, the audience went potty."

Only Fools and Horses: Greatest Christmas Moments will air on Channel 5 at 9pm on Christmas Eve (Sunday, December 24).