It’s nearly 30 years

SFX - - Red dwarf xii -

since the crew of the jupiter min­ing cor­po­ra­tion’s red dwarf first found them­selves cast adrift in deep space. chris bar­rie (rim­mer), craig charles (lis­ter) and

danny john-jules (cat) have been there since that first se­ries in 1988, with robert llewellyn (kry­ten) join­ing them in se­ries iii – the sort of longevity that even star trek and doc­tor who are un­able to match.

with se­ries xii loom­ing on the hori­zon, sfx met up with the quar­tet on the same (now very empty) pinewood stu­dios sound­stage where they recorded the show. our mis­sion? to put read­ers’ ques­tions to the boys from the dwarf. the out­come? plenty of laugh­ter, a healthy dose of in-jokes, much talk­ing over the top of each other, and only a cou­ple of bits we couldn’t print.

“th­ese will al­most def­i­nitely be much more in­ter­est­ing than the ques­tions we’d usu­ally ask,” says sfx. “yeah, we know that,” dead­pans charles. over to you guys ....

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