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

Red Dwarf

  • TV sitcom
  • Dave / BBC Two
  • 1988 - 2020
  • 74 episodes (12 series)

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. Stars Chris Barrie, Craig Charles, Danny John-Jules, Robert Llewellyn, Norman Lovett and more.

Episode menu

Series X, Episode 3 - Lemons

Red Dwarf. Image shows from L to R: Lister (Craig Charles), Erin (Indira Joshi), Kryten (Robert Llewellyn), Rimmer (Chris Barrie), Cat (Danny John-Jules). Copyright: UKTV
Marooned in Britain in 23 AD, the Dwarfers need an 8 volt battery to power up their Returner Remote and get home.

Further details

Remembering a lesson from school Rimmer suggests they make a battery out of lemons but the nearest lemon to Britain in 23 AD is in India 4,000 miles away. They begin their journey, a journey that will ultimately lead them to a meeting with a historical A-List Celebrity that could alter the entire history of civilisation.

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

Broadcast details

Date
Thursday 18th October 2012
Time
9pm
Channel
Dave
Length
40 minutes

Repeats

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 18th October 2012 11:40pm Dave
Saturday 20th October 2012 10:00pm Dave
Wednesday 24th October 2012 8:20pm Dave
Saturday 10th November 2012 10:20pm Dave
Saturday 16th February 2013 10:20pm Dave
Thursday 11th July 2013 9:00pm Dave
Thursday 11th July 2013 11:40pm Dave
Saturday 1st March 2014 10:20pm Dave
Monday 26th May 2014 1:20am Dave
Monday 26th May 2014 4:20pm Dave
Sunday 4th January 2015 9:20pm Dave
Sunday 1st May 2016 11:50am Dave
Saturday 7th January 2017 8:20pm Dave
Saturday 22nd April 2017 8:20pm Dave
Sunday 23rd April 2017 2:00am Dave
Friday 23rd June 2017 2:00am Dave
Saturday 23rd September 2017 8:20pm Dave
Friday 13th December 2019 11:20pm Dave
Tuesday 21st April 2020 12:00am Dave
Wednesday 15th July 2020 3:00am Dave
Friday 5th March 2021 11:20pm Dave
Saturday 6th March 2021 7:20pm Dave

Cast & crew

Cast
Chris Barrie Rimmer
Craig Charles Lister
Danny John-Jules Cat
Robert Llewellyn Kryten
Guest cast
Indira Joshi Erin (Lemon Trader)
James Baxter Jesus
Nicholas Richards Uncle Aaron
Tom Pepper Man Who May Be Jesus & Judas
Hormuzd Todiwala Waiter
Writing team
Doug Naylor Writer
Andrew Ellard Script Editor
Production team
Doug Naylor Director
Richard Naylor Producer
Charles Armitage Executive Producer
Doug Naylor Executive Producer
Nick Ames Editor
David Barrett Editor
Michael Ralph Production Designer
Howard Goodall Composer

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