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

Red Dwarf

  • TV sitcom
  • Dave / BBC Two
  • 1988 - 2020
  • 74 episodes (12 series)

Science fiction sitcom based in space. The crew aboard the damaged mining spaceship Red Dwarf are doomed to drift in space for the rest of eternity. Stars Chris Barrie, Craig Charles, Danny John-Jules, Robert Llewellyn, Norman Lovett and more.

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Series VII, Episode 8 - Nanarchy

Lister is finding it very difficult to get used to life with only one arm and Kryten's attempt to provide a acceptable artificial substitute fails, they decide Lister's only hope is if they can find some nanobots.

Further details

Lister is finding it very difficult to get used to life with only one arm and Kryten's attempt to provide a acceptable artificial substitute fails, they decide Lister's only hope is if they can find some nanobots. The crew take Starbug back to the planet where they found the 'Esperanto' (see episode: 'Back To Reality'). They find some nanobots on board the ship and Kryten gets the tiny robots to build a new arm for Lister.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 7th March 1997
Time
9pm
Channel
BBC Two
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 9th September 2012 3:00pm Dave
Saturday 28th February 2015 6:20pm Dave
Monday 29th June 2015 12:40am Dave
Sunday 24th April 2016 4:40pm Dave
Friday 23rd September 2016 3:30am Dave
Tuesday 18th October 2016 3:20am Dave
Thursday 10th November 2016 12:45am Gold

Cast & crew

Cast
Craig Charles Lister
Danny John-Jules Cat
Robert Llewellyn Kryten
Norman Lovett Holly
Chloƫ Annett Kochanski
Writing team
Doug Naylor Writer
Paul Alexander Writer
James Hendrie Writer
Production team
Ed Bye Director
Ed Bye Producer
Doug Naylor Executive Producer
Graham Hutchings Editor
Mel Bibby Production Designer
Howard Goodall Composer

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