Craig Charles

Dave Lister
Red Dwarf

Born in Liverpool in 1964, Craig Charles made his name as a performance poet on the alternative comedy scene during the mid-1980s. After presenting children’s shows, he landed the starring role as Dave Lister in Red Dwarf.

After Red Dwarf and a host of guest appearances on other well known shows, Craig was hired by Coronation Street to play cabbie Lloyd Mullaney. He alternates his work on Corrie with a weekly radio show for BBC 6 Music and often frequents as a festival and nightclub DJ.