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, Episode 1 is repeated today at 10pm.

Red Dwarf. Image shows from L to R: Hitler (Ryan Gage), Vlad the Impaler (Philippe Spall), Messalina (Chloe Hawkins), Stalin (Callum Coates).

Series XII, Episode 1 - Cured

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?


This episode was accidentally named in 2016 as Here No Evil.

Broadcast details

Thursday 12th October 2017
40 minutes


  1. Friday 16th April 2021 at 10:00pm on Dave
  2. Saturday 17th April 2021 at 6:40pm on Dave

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Chris Barrie Rimmer
Craig Charles Lister
Danny John-Jules Cat
Robert Llewellyn Kryten
Guest cast
Adrian Lukis Professor Telford
Ryan Gage Hitler
Chloe Hawkins Messalina
Callum Coates Stalin
Philippe Spall Vlad the Impaler
Writing team
Doug Naylor Writer
Andrew Ellard Script Editor
Production team
Doug Naylor Director
Richard Naylor Producer
Kerry Waddell Producer
Doug Naylor Executive Producer
Simon Lupton Executive Producer
Henry Normal Executive Producer


Poker Face

A preview clip from the first episode of Series 12. Watch the full episode on UKTV Play a week before its TV premiere, from Thursday 5th October.

Featuring: Craig Charles (Lister), Danny John-Jules (Cat).

A cure for being evil

The crew come across the bodies of people who have been cured of evil.

Featuring: Chris Barrie (Rimmer), Craig Charles (Lister), Danny John-Jules (Cat), Robert Llewellyn (Kryten).


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