Its hard to believe and is crazy when you think about it, but Red Dwarf is nearly a quarter of a century old!!
It is now all set for a return to our screens with the much anticipated Red Dwarf Series X due to start on DAVE in the autumn here in the UK.
There was a minor comeback with “Back to Earth” in 2009, but we are promised more episodes of classic Dwarf tales this time filmed in front of a live studio audience.
In that audience in January for a 3 hour stint of seeing it made (a hard job some people have eh?) was Science Fiction comedy specialist and author Ruth Wheeler. I spoke to Ruth today and here is a quote from her….
I have loved Red Dwarf since I was very little. It?s universe is a cosmos of infinite possibilities, humor and characters that you can really relate to and it holds so much appeal to me that the characters are definitely an influence on my own work as a comedy science fiction writer
DAVE along with the cast, crew, and anybody attached to Red Dwarf are keeping very silent about storylines and what we can expect, but I do know that with Danny John Jules and co in one room together there will hilarity to spare.
Chris Barrie said recently “I think we have done some of the best Red Dwarf scenes ever. I am really looking forward to seeing what the fans think”
Red Dwarf X starts on DAVE in the autumn with a December date scheduled for the DVD release (Dear Santa, Plllllllllleeeeeeeeeeeeeaaaaaaassssssssssssseeeeeeeee????)
Expect classic, quotable Red Dwarf humour on your box soon, complete with Smeg up’s I hope.