Red Dwarf XI: Samsara review (Spoilers)

September 24, 2016 Andrew 0

For the first episode of Red Dwarf XI, Dave opted to go with a showy, ambitious episode in Twentica. There were stunning visual effects sequences; an elaborate set; and high -profile guest stars. It then makes sense that episode two should be something smaller and a little more subdued – a character piece […]

The Garbage Podcast: Series XI Reviews – Twentica

September 22, 2016 Alex 0

After 4 years away from our screens, Red Dwarf returned to Dave on September 22nd 2016 with a brand new episode. Kicking off Series XI, Twentica is a densely packed episode with a  lot of ideas and a quick pace. With an ensemble story, filmic lighting and a Starbug centric […]

Red Dwarf XI: Twentica review (Spoilers)

September 15, 2016 Alex 3

Bigger. Better. Smeggier. So has proclaimed the poster campaign advertising Series XI of Red Dwarf. On the basis of Twentica, it’s a statement that seems more than just hyperbole. It’s been well documented that both Back to Earth and Series X were made under a whole host of restrictions that […]

Set Report: Series XII – Recording 6 (9th March 2016)

March 10, 2016 Alex 0

For one final time, Red Dwarf fans gathered at Pinewood on Wednesday night for the last recording of Series XII, all be it several days later than originally expected. But did it serve as a satisfying ending to both these recordings and indeed Series XII? Did it surprise along the […]

Set Report: Series XII – Recording 5 (26th February 2016)

February 27, 2016 Alex 0

While it isn’t the final episode for Series XII, this week did see the final recording on a Friday night after the last minute changes to the final episode of the series. After a variety of different episode types and a string of interesting guest stars, just what would this […]

Set Report: Series XII – Cured (12th February 2016)

February 13, 2016 Alex 0

After a difficult recording last week with a late finish and few of the scenes being shot within sight of the audience, it was generally expected that this weeks recording would be a different affair. While this was indeed correct, I think it’s safe to say that few would have expected the […]

Set Report: Series XII – Timewave (5th February 2016)

February 6, 2016 Alex 0

With the episodes recorded so far in both Series XI and XII, we have been presented with a variety of stories, guest stars, locations and more that have surprised and been memorable. This was no less true of this weeks recording for the second episode of Series XII, but not necessarily […]

Set Report: Series XII – Siliconia (29th January 2016)

January 30, 2016 Alex 0

Series XI may have completed filming a few weeks ago in the tail end of last year, but before we get to see it on screens there is still more to record. Step right up therefore, Series XII, with it’s first episode having just been recorded. But does it continue […]

Set Report: Series XI – Samsara (11th December 2015)

December 12, 2015 Alex 0

It may have been delayed by a fire alarm, but the fifth episode of Red Dwarf XI has now gone before cameras and a live audience. But after several weeks of character centric episodes, what direction would the penultimate episode for this series take? For our thoughts and opinions from […]