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 VI, Episode 1 - Psirens

While trying to search for Red Dwarf, the crew encounter a large number of space ships floating in space.

Further details

The crew want to find out what brought them down, so they watch a black box recording from one of the ships. They see a man being eaten alive by a creature called a 'Psiren.' When Red Dwarf crashes onto a planet and Lister has to unlodge the ship from rocks, the crew end up being subjected to a nightmare with the creatures!

Broadcast details

Thursday 7th October 1993
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Chris Barrie Rimmer
Craig Charles Lister
Danny John-Jules Cat
Robert Llewellyn Kryten
Clare Grogan (as C P Grogan) Kochanski
Guest cast
Jenny Agutter Professor Mamet
Samantha Robson Pete Tranter's Sister
Anita Dobson Captain Tau
Richard Ridings Crazed Astro
Zoe Hilson Temptress
Elizabeth Anson Temptress
Phil Manzanera Hands
Writing team
Doug Naylor Writer
Rob Grant Writer
Production team
Andy de Emmony Director
Justin Judd Producer
Doug Naylor Executive Producer
Rob Grant Executive Producer

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