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: Rimmer (Chris Barrie), Kryten (Robert Llewellyn).

Series XII, Episode 4 - Mechocracy

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

Broadcast details

Thursday 2nd November 2017
40 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Chris Barrie Rimmer
Craig Charles Lister
Danny John-Jules Cat
Robert Llewellyn Kryten
Guest cast
David Ross Talkie Toaster
Daniel Barker Dispensing Machine 402 (Voice)
Daniel Barker Other Voices (Voice)
Penelope Freeman Dispensing Machine 403 (Voice)
Oliver Maltman Other Dispensing Machines (Voice)
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


Yellow alert

Rimmer explains why his favourite alert colour is yellow.

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


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