News Roundup (27/01/13)

  • The Official Site: RDX Behind The Scenes Guide

Red_Dwarf_X_logoThe Official Site has updated it’s online episode guide with over 5,00 words covering behind the scenes story for Series X. As anyone that has watched the excellent documentary on the Series X did will know, the production ran into all manner of difficulties right from the start and while it made for a tense production, it has certainly made for fascinating reading for fans in the aftermath of the show.

Seb Patrick’s walk through the making of the series is well worth a read and you may well find things that you had been previously unaware of. You can find it in the Series X section of the show guide, here.

Doug Naylor On The ‘A Bit Of A Chat With Ken Plume’ Podcast

imagesDoug Naylor appears as a guest on a new edition of the ‘A Bit of a Chat With Ken Plume’ podcast. In the hour long podcast they discuss Red Dwarf X in depth and Doug updates fans on the current state of affairs as regards to a new series of the show. They also discuss all manner of other subjects from the trials and tribulations of trying to get the movie made to the questions of which Rimmer in is Back to Earth and whether the specials should be regarded as Series IX.

You can download the podcast viaiTunes or from the ‘A Bit of a Chat’ website, where the podcast is illustrated by a picture of Doug that I’m cropped out of. Everyone’s a critic…

You can also find the edition with Richard Naylor as a guest here and Robert Llewelyn’s recent appearance here.

  • The Red Dwarf Introcast: Meltdown

rdpodcastlogosizedA new episode of The Red Dwarf Introcast. With Paul unavalible due to the recent bad weather, this episode sees Heath, Angela and Shane are joined by Darren Forrester to review the final episode of Series IV, Meltdown.

The episode is available to download and you can find it on the podcast’s website and is also available on iTunes.


  • Craig Charles on You & Yours

Screen Shot 2013-01-26 at 16.15.29With HMV having gone into administration, Craig Charles recorded a report for Radio 4’s You & Yours discussing whether the public are falling out of love with the idea of the record shop. Craig shares some of his thoughts on the subject and what they mean to him, as well as talking to the public about their buying habits.

You can find the 6 minute piece on the You & Yours page here.