Red Dwarf

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‘My karaoke go-to? Always on My Mind by Willie Nelson’: Craig Charles’s honest playlist
The Red Dwarf star and BBC Radio 6 Music presenter gets nostalgic about the Bay City Rollers – and recommends music to get a party started

Rich Pelley

08, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Craig Charles: 'This is my midlife crisis – I should have just bought a Porsche!'
The Red Dwarf star and radio DJ had the pandemic blues – so he decided to row his way out of them. He talks about the reality show Don’t Rock the Boat and his earlier highs and lows, from £200,000 cheques to tabloid exposés

Simon Hattenstone

04, Nov, 2020 @10:00 AM

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Quoting the Eagles doesn’t check out | Brief letters
Brief letters: Probability lessons | Hotel California | Red Dwarf alert | Masks | Catkins | Snollygoster

Letters

30, Oct, 2020 @5:42 PM

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Ben Bailey Smith: 'I'm still angry about Bake Off 2017'
The actor, comic and rapper on his TV loves and hates, from the surfeit of competition shows to Sean Lock and Benedict Wong’s forgotten comedy 15 Storeys High

Interview by Hannah J Davies

03, Sep, 2020 @1:14 PM

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Red Dwarf: The Promised Land review – megalomaniac cats are out for revenge
This feature-length space odyssey sees the gang reunite to fight a bunch of evil felines, in an adventure that’s great fun for fans and perfectly watchable for everyone else

Rebecca Nicholson

09, Apr, 2020 @10:00 PM

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TV tonight: escape into deep space with the Red Dwarf crew
The kooky sci-fi sitcom returns with a feature-length adventure. Plus: street magician Dynamo makes a triumphant return. Here’s what to watch this evening

Ammar Kalia, Jack Seale, Graeme Virtue, Hannah Verdier and Paul Howlett

09, Apr, 2020 @5:20 AM

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Red Dwarf is 'bastion of TV diversity', says Danny John-Jules
Actor who stars as Cat says sci-fi series, which debuted 32 years ago, was ahead of its time

Gregory Robinson

31, Mar, 2020 @5:03 AM

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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’

Interviews by Rich Pelley

05, Mar, 2019 @8:00 AM

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This week’s best TV: pondering the legacy of Jean-Michel Basquiat
The graffiti artist turned painter’s short but prolific career is explored, while Louis Theroux investigates the grim reality of heroin use in the US

The Guide

06, Oct, 2017 @11:00 AM

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Larry David to Lisa Simpson – life lessons from TV's top role models
From eight-year-old Mensa members to smeghead slobs and doll’s-house-loving detectives, here are the small-screen idols who have taught us everything

Lanre Bakare, Rhik Samadder, Tim Jonze, Kate Abbott, Hannah J Davies, Rachel Aroesti, Gwilym Mumford, Dale Berning Sawa, Luke Holland and Stuart Heritage

21, Sep, 2017 @2:05 PM

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When good TV goes bad: how Red Dwarf’s star faded
With the departure of co-creator Rob Grant after series six, the show lurched into comedy-drama, navel-gazing and, eventually, utter smegging ineptitude

Gabriel Tate

18, Sep, 2017 @12:00 PM

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28 years a smeghead: back in deep space with the Red Dwarf crew
Bazookoids at the ready! Head behind-the-scenes as Lister, Rimmer and co buckle up for another ride in Starbug. Will the strap-on dreads survive the trip?

Luke Holland

15, Sep, 2016 @1:31 PM

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