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. 73 episodes (12 series), 1988 - 2017. Stars Chris Barrie, Craig Charles, Danny John-Jules, Robert Llewellyn and others.

Feature length special expected April.
Series X, Episode 1 is repeated on Friday at 10pm.

Press Clippings

Red Dwarf to return for two hour special

Red Dwarf is returning to [z]Dave] in 2020 for a two hour special. The channel will also air a new three-part documentary series about the hit sitcom.

British Comedy Guide, 18th October 2019

10 underrated British comedies on Netflix

Check them out next time you're Netflix-surfing!

Leah Flavell, Screen Rant, 14th October 2019

Life lessons from sitcoms - Red Dwarf

I remember thinking Cat was wacky and silly but right from the start and to this day my favourite character was Rimmer - I just felt an instant like for him and also sympathy.

Phoenix Remix, 8th September 2019

A look back at Red Dwarf VII

One of my favourite series of Red Dwarf is Series VII. I know, I know, it's not a popular opinion amongst the Red Dwarf fan community. But let me plead its case.

Rhianna Evans, Super Ink, 26th July 2019

Red Dwarf WILL return

Danny John-Jules says filming begins later this year.

The Sun, 27th June 2019

Executive Mel Bezalel on Red Dwarf

The sci-fi comedy threw the RDF TV development head a lifeline in her daily battle for survival against her brothers' onslaught.

Mel Bezalel, Broadcast, 22nd May 2019

Back to Earth at Ten

Everything that's happened in the last decade - not just the three glorious full series of Red Dwarf that we've enjoyed, but other Dave originals such as Taskmaster, Go 8-Bit and Modern Life is Goodish - can be traced back to the decision to take the plunge into producing Back to Earth.

Red Dwarf Website, 12th April 2019

12 Disastrous US remakes of British Sitcoms

Some things are just uniquely suited to a time and a place. The idea of remaking anything to fit another culture is thankfully becoming more of an outdated concept. Unfortunately, in the past, American TV producers have repeatedly tried and failed to remake many of our beloved British sitcoms.

Super Ink, 8th April 2019

How we made Red Dwarf

'The BBC's head of comedy said it would only work if there was a sofa. We said spaceships don't have sofas - and he said it won't work then'.

Rich Pelley, The Guardian, 5th March 2019

A look at Red Dwarf: the Dave era

What's most impressive about the post-Back To Earth series is that they haven't relied on warm nostalgia for the show.

Mark Harrison, Den Of Geek, 22nd January 2019