Dave confirms start date for new season of ‘Red Dwarf’

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The eleventh season of Red Dwarf will begin on Dave next month.

Original cast members Craig Charles (Lister), Chris Barrie (Rimmer), Danny John-Jules (Cat) and Kryten (Robert Llewellyn) are all back for the six new episodes.

Pre-order Red Dwarf XI on Amazon here.

The first episode of Red Dwarf XI will air at 9pm on Thursday 22 September on Dave and will be available via streaming service UKTV Play from Thursday 15 September.

Watch the official announcement…

Storylines will include Rimmer accidentally saving the life of a Space Corps Captain and getting promoted, Cat falling in love with a female Cat, Lister waking up to discover a crazy robot has stolen some of his body parts and Kryten ponderinf whether or not to leave for a younger crew.

Red Dwarf launched on BBC Two in 1988 and the most recent six-part season aired on Dave in 2012.

Buy the complete Season 1-8 boxset on Amazon.

Two new seasons were commissioned by Dave last May, with Red Dwarf XII due to air in 2017.

Steve North, General Manager, Dave, commented last year: “Red Dwarf is a really important show for us and I’m delighted that we are bringing more new episodes to our viewers. Above all else it’s a really funny show and one that is held in great affection by millions of people, including the Dave team. We’ve built up a great relationship over the years with Doug and the cast and it’s a privilege to be working with them again.”

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