When was Red Dwarf Cancelled?

Red Dwarf first aired on 15 February 1988 and ended its original run on BBC2, by then rebranded BBC Two, on 5 April 1999 after eight series, with some PBS stations in the United States airing the entire eighth series earlier on 7 March.

Who played the robot in Red Dwarf?

Robert Llewellyn
Robert Llewellyn (born 10 March 1956) is a British actor, comedian, presenter and writer. He plays the mechanoid Kryten in the sci-fi television sitcom Red Dwarf and formerly presented the engineering gameshow Scrapheap Challenge.

Does Red Dwarf get to Earth?

The Red Dwarf crew will come back to Earth when the show returns this Easter, 21 years since the science fiction series first blasted off. For eight series totalling 52 episodes Dave Lister wanted to return to his home planet. Now, at last, he has – in Red Dwarf: Back to Earth.

Why did Holly change in Red Dwarf?

Hayridge also played Hilly, the male Holly’s female opposite from a parallel universe in the Series II finale “Parallel Universe”. The story explanation for Holly’s change between the episodes was that Holly had fallen so madly in love with Hilly that he transformed his face to resemble hers as an act of affection.

Will there be a 13th season of Red Dwarf?

Red Dwarf Season 13 Isn’t Happening… While cast members like Robert Llewellyn and Danny John-Jules (Blade II) teased Red Dwarf season 13 was gearing up to start shooting in late 2019, this ultimately didn’t come to pass.

Who first played Kryten in Red Dwarf?

actor David Ross
In the character’s first appearance, originally only intended as a one-off, Kryten was played by actor David Ross but the popularity of the character meant that Kryten was introduced as a regular in Series III.

Is Llewellyn married?

Judy PascoeRobert Llewellyn / Spouse

How did Red Dwarf end?

The series ends with a metal-eating virus loose on Red Dwarf. The entire crew evacuate save the main cast (Lister, Rimmer, Cat, Kryten and Kochanski), whose fates are unresolved in a cliffhanger ending.