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. 74 episodes (12 series), 1988 - 2020. Stars Chris Barrie, Craig Charles, Danny John-Jules, Robert Llewellyn and others.

Series IV, Episode 1 is repeated on Friday 5th February at 10pm.

Red Dwarf. Image shows from L to R: Lister (Craig Charles), Rimmer (Chris Barrie), Hogey the Roguey (Richard O'Callaghan). Copyright: UKTV.

Series X, Episode 6 - The Beginning

Red Dwarf is surrounded by a Simulant War Cruiser and its fleet of attack ships. Armed with only two forks and a pencil sharpener, the Dwarfers begin to wonder whether this is the beginning of the end. Only one man can save them. Unfortunately that man is Arnold J Rimmer.

Further details

Red Dwarf. Hogey the Roguey (Richard O'Callaghan). Copyright: Grant Naylor Productions / BBC.

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Broadcast details

Date
Thursday 8th November 2012
Time
9pm
Channel
Dave
Length
40 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Chris Barrie Rimmer
Craig Charles Lister
Danny John-Jules Cat
Robert Llewellyn Kryten
Guest cast
Richard O'Callaghan Hogey the Roguey
Gary Cady Dominator Zlurth
Alex Hardy Chancellor Wednesday
Colin Hoult Chancellor Thursday
Simon Treves Lecturer Rimmer
Taylor James Big Simulant Advisor
Philip Labey Young Rimmer
Joanne Gale Wendy
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
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