Sci-Fi Double Bill: Red Dwarf XI
Red Dwarf writer, director and co-creator, Doug Naylor and stars Craig Charles and Robert Llewellyn join SFX magazine editor Richard Edwards in a Q&A after the exclusive screening of the first episode of the new series.
Red Dwarf XI, the eleventh series of the legendary sci-fi comedy, reunites the original cast of Chris Barrie (Rimmer), Craig Charles (Lister), Danny John-Jules (Cat) and Robert Llewellyn (Kryten) along with a host of guest stars for a brand new series recorded in front of a live studio audience at Pinewood Studios. The series is written and directed by Red Dwarf co-creator, Doug Naylor, and produced by Richard Naylor and Kerry Waddell for Baby Cow Productions and Grant Naylor Productions and will air on Dave later this year.
The show’s six episode run sees two of the Dwarfers’ dreams come true: Rimmer accidentally saves the life of a Space Corps Captain and is promoted to Officer, while Cat takes time off from being in love with himself to fall in love with a female Cat with a secret. Meantime, Lister wakes up to discover a deranged droid has stolen some of his body parts and Kryten has a mid-life crisis and considers leaving the Dwarfers for a younger crew. The posse also find themselves in an alternative America where modern technology is outlawed, making both Kryten and Rimmer illegal. With big laughs and dazzling effects, Red Dwarf XI recaptures the show’s golden age.
*This screening is subject to a strict press and social media embargo.
*All Filmhouse screenings are free to delegates – there’s no need to book, Just take your delegate pass with you to gain entry. Places are limited and offered on a first come, first served basis so if you did want to reserve your seat, call the Filmhouse on 0131 228 2688 and quote the code ‘TVFest’. The Filmhouse (88 Lothian Road, EH3 9B2) is just 2 mins walk from the EICC.