In 2009, Red Dwarf returned after ten years away for a three-part special on it’s new home on Dave. Three series and eleven years on, the show has returned for another (now feature length) special with The Promised Land.
Two weeks on from Red Dwarf’s first feature-length special and we now know the total final ratings for the 7 days following the broadcast. Across Dave and Dave Ja Vu, The Promised Land earned a mammoth 1,666,200 viewers. This is Red Dwarf’s highest consolidated rating since Series X’s Trojan (2.089m). […]
So what is it? I’ve never seen one before, no one has. But it’s a 90-minute Red Dwarf special. What about Back to Earth? No, that was definitely three episodes (plus they didn’t add up to 90 minutes). And it also found Red Dwarf in a rather odd place after […]
Red Dwarf: The Promised Land took the series’ production values to a new level in terms of the look, effects and, perhaps most significantly, the music. With the length of a movie to play with, Red Dwarf needed a cinematic score to accompany the action. Award-winning media composer Paul Farrer […]
The early ratings are in for Red Dwarf’s first feature-length special. The special attracted 923k viewers and peaked with over 1 million. It also received a share of over 5% of all viewers watching TV at the time. This is all before factoring in the ratings from Dave Ja Vu […]
The new artwork for Red Dwarf: The Promised Land – coming soon to Dave – was released earlier this week, which added some much needed brightness to what’s been an… interesting week. We loved it so much, we wanted to find out more about how it was made so we […]
Good news everyone! Red Dwarf is coming back for a new feature length episode arriving on our screens on Thursday 9th April 2020. The announcement was back in October on the official Red Dwarf website with a press release from UKTV. There’s also going to be a three-part documentary series […]
It was the first new Red Dwarf recording of the decade and the boys got the 2020s off to a roaring start with a really enjoyable – if slightly long – recording session. As has become customary at these Pinewood shows, the crowd – mostly comprised of people in black […]
2019 has been a real treat for Red Dwarf fans – first we got an advert for the AA and now there’s news that something else is happening, which may be another advert for the AA but also maybe isn’t. There have been clues. Robert Llewellyn did his usual Twitter […]
We may still be awaiting signs of a new series of Red Dwarf, but that doesn’t mean we are without some form of new Red Dwarf thanks to a tie in advertising campaign with the AA.