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 VIII, Episode 4 - Cassandra

Lister foolishly takes Holly's advice to join the "Canaries" believing that it is the prison choir.

Further details

Lister foolishly takes Holly's advice to join the "Canaries" believing that it is the prison choir, but he soon regrets it when he finds out that it's actually a convict army who are sent into the wreckages of ships to explore; basically they go on suicide missions!

When onboard a crashed spaceship, they discover Cassandra. She's a highly intelligent computer who can accurately predict the future. When she tells Rimmer that he's going to die while Cat, Kochanski, Lister and Kryten are going to survive, he quickly goes about trying to change this.

Broadcast details

Date
Thursday 11th March 1999
Time
9pm
Channel
BBC Two
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Chris Barrie Rimmer
Craig Charles Lister
Danny John-Jules Cat
Robert Llewellyn Kryten
Norman Lovett Holly
Chloƫ Annett Kochanski
Mac McDonald Captain Hollister
Graham McTavish Warden Ackerman
Guest cast
Geraldine McEwan Cassandra
Jake Wood Kill Crazy
Shend Warden Knot
Ian Soundy Guard
Joseph Crilly Blood Drinker
Writing team
Doug Naylor Writer
Paul Alexander Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Ed Bye Director
Ed Bye Producer
Doug Naylor Executive Producer
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