British Comedy Guide

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

Red Dwarf

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

Series 12 due to be broadcast in 2017.
Series III, Episode 1 is repeated on Sunday at 2pm

Red Dwarf. Image shows from L to R: Lister (Craig Charles), Sim Crawford (Susan Earl), Howard Rimmer (Mark Dexter), Rimmer (Chris Barrie). Copyright: UKTV.

Series X, Episode 1 - Trojan

The Dwarfer's mining ship is still creaking though the wastelands of unchartered deep space, but the posse soon stumble upon the mysteriously abandoned SS Trojan. As they inspect the ship, Rimmer receives an SOS distress call from an old foe and is suddenly faced with the dilemma of his life.

Full synopsis

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

Red Dwarf. Image shows from L to R: Kryten (Robert Llewellyn), Lister (Craig Charles). Copyright: Grant Naylor Productions / BBC.

Red Dwarf. Kryten (Robert Llewellyn). Copyright: Grant Naylor Productions / BBC.

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

Red Dwarf. Image shows from L to R: Sim Crawford (Susan Earl), Howard Rimmer (Mark Dexter). Copyright: Grant Naylor Productions / BBC.

Red Dwarf. Image shows from L to R: Howard Rimmer (Mark Dexter), Rimmer (Chris Barrie). Copyright: Grant Naylor Productions / BBC.

Red Dwarf. Image shows from L to R: Lister (Craig Charles), Howard Rimmer (Mark Dexter), Sim Crawford (Susan Earl). Copyright: Grant Naylor Productions / BBC.

Red Dwarf. Image shows from L to R: Lister (Craig Charles), Sim Crawford (Susan Earl), Howard Rimmer (Mark Dexter), Rimmer (Chris Barrie). Copyright: Grant Naylor Productions / BBC.

Broadcast details

Date
Thursday 4th October 2012
Time
9pm
Channel
Dave
Length
40 minutes
Ratings
1.59 million viewers (6.60% audience share)

Repeats

  1. Thursday 4th October 2012 at 11:40pm on Dave
  2. Saturday 6th October 2012 at 10:00pm on Dave
  3. Wednesday 10th October 2012 at 8:20pm on Dave
  4. Saturday 10th November 2012 at 9:00pm on Dave
  5. Saturday 16th February 2013 at 9:00pm on Dave
  6. Thursday 27th June 2013 at 9:00pm on Dave
  7. Thursday 27th June 2013 at 11:40pm on Dave
  8. Saturday 1st March 2014 at 9:00pm on Dave
  9. Monday 26th May 2014 at 12:00am on Dave
  10. Monday 26th May 2014 at 3:00pm on Dave
  11. Sunday 4th January 2015 at 8:00pm on Dave
  12. Sunday 1st May 2016 at 10:30am on Dave
  13. Saturday 7th January 2017 at 7:00pm on Dave

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Chris Barrie Rimmer
Craig Charles Lister
Danny John-Jules Cat
Robert Llewellyn Kryten
Guest cast
Mark Dexter Howard Rimmer
Susan Earl Sim Crawford
Lucy Newman-Williams All Droid Jayne (Shopping Channel Presenter)
Bryan Bounds All Droid Bob (Shopping Channel Presenter)
Laurence Bouvard Various (Voice)
Rupert Degas Various (Voice)
Bryan Bounds Various (Voice)
Lucy Newman-Williams Various (Voice)
Writing team
Doug Naylor Writer
Andrew Ellard Script Editor
Production team
Doug Naylor Director
Richard Naylor Producer
Charles Armitage Exec Producer
Doug Naylor Exec Producer
Michael Ralph Production Designer
Howard Goodall Composer
Nick Ames Editor

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