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Red Dwarf. Image shows from L to R: Cat (Danny John-Jules), Rimmer (Chris Barrie), Lister (Craig Charles), Kryten (Robert Llewellyn). Copyright: Grant Naylor Productions / BBC.

Red Dwarf

Dave sitcom set on a space ship. 67 episodes (11 series), 1988 - 2016. Stars Chris Barrie, Craig Charles, Danny John-Jules, Robert Llewellyn and others.

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Red Dwarf. Image shows from L to R: Lister (Craig Charles), Rimmer (Chris Barrie), Cat (Danny John-Jules), Kryten (Robert Llewellyn), Holly (Hattie Hayridge). Copyright: Grant Naylor Productions / BBC.

Red Dwarf

Science fiction sitcom based in space. The crew aboard the damaged mining spaceship Red Dwarf are doomed to drift in space for the rest of eternity

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Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1988 - 2016
Channels
Dave, BBC Two
Episodes
67   (11 series)
Creators
Rob Grant and Doug Naylor
Starring
Chris Barrie, Craig Charles, Danny John-Jules, Robert Llewellyn, Norman Lovett, Hattie Hayridge, Chloƫ Annett, Clare Grogan and others
Writers
Doug Naylor and Rob Grant
Directors
Ed Bye, Andy de Emmony, Doug Naylor, Rob Grant and Juliet May
Producers
Ed Bye, Doug Naylor, Rob Grant, Hilary Bevan Jones, Justin Judd, Jo Howard, Helen Norman and Richard Naylor

Following a catastrophic leak of radiation aboard mining space ship Red Dwarf, technician Dave Lister finds himself as the last living human. Having been held in a form of suspended animation known as stasis at the time of the leak he was shielded from its fatal effects whilst all of his colleagues were turned into piles of dust.

Now, some 3 million years later with background radiation at a safe level, the ship's computer Holly has revived him in readiness for the long journey home. However, Dave's not quite alone: his arch-nemesis and workmate, Rimmer, survives as a Hologram; as does a descendant of Lister's own pet cat, called Cat; and Kryten, an emotionless android.

Red Dwarf follows their adventures across the universe as they attempt to get back to Earth and discover whether Lister really is the last surviving human being.

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