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 XII

Red Dwarf. Image shows from L to R: Hitler (Ryan Gage), Lister (Craig Charles).

1. Cured

First broadcast: Thursday 12th October 2017

In the opening episode the Dwarfers search for some tech to fix Starbug's faulty steering. They come across a Scientific Research Centre where several figures from history are recreated in the present and 'cured' of evil. Or are they?


Red Dwarf. Kryten (Robert Llewellyn).

2. Siliconia

First broadcast: Thursday 19th October 2017

The Dwarfers are arrested by the Mechanoid Intergalactic Liberation Front. Lister, Cat and Rimmer are uploaded into Mechanic bodies and forced into servitude while Kryten is given a new life of pampering and luxury.


Red Dwarf. Crit Cop (Johnny Vegas).

3. Timewave

First broadcast: Thursday 26th October 2017

A ship from the 23rd century is washed up from the past and the Dwarfers run into a crew where criticism is illegal. How will Rimmer cope?


Red Dwarf. Cat (Danny John-Jules).

4. Mechocracy

First broadcast: Thursday 2nd November 2017

When all the machines onboard Red Dwarf go on strike a Presidential election is held between Rimmer and Kryten to look after their rights.


Red Dwarf. Aniter (Helen George).

5. M-Corp

First broadcast: Thursday 9th November 2017

When the Dwarfers upload the latest software update they discover the Jupiter Mining Corporation, owners of Red Dwarf, have been bought by M Corp - a company that only allows products made by them to be visible to their employees.


Red Dwarf. Rimmer (Chris Barrie).

6. Skipper

First broadcast: Thursday 16th November 2017

Rimmer gets hold of a Quantum skipper and skips his way across the multi-verse looking for a dimension where he's not such a giant loser.


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Red Dwarf XII Blu-ray & DVD

Release date: Monday 20th November 2017

Red Dwarf XII is the twelfth series of the legendary comedy.

For the very first time, the rest of the crew discover just how it feels to be Kryten when they're arrested by the Mechanoid Intergalactic Liberation Front. The Dwarfers come across a ship where criticism is illegal, and a...


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