News Roundup (24/02/13)

The Garbage Podcast: Series I Commentaries – Future Echoes

Image2In our continuing celebration of Red Dwarf’s silver anniversary, The Garbage Podcast mark the 25th anniversary of the initial airing of the show’s second episode with our commentary for Future Echoes. Often considered to be the strongest episode of Series I, Alex, James and Andrew take a look at the point when the show moved to proudly wearing it’s Sci-Fi credentials on it’s sleeve.

You can download it from The Garbage Podcast site or via iTunes and if you enjoy it then please do leave us a rating/review to let other people know; we’d greatly appreciate it. You can also stream the podcast on the player below:

  • Gazpacho Soup: One Year On

GazpachoSoupTwitterWe celebrated our first anniversary this week and to mark the occasion we had a mini roundup of our activities. Although most of our efforts are in keeping you abreast of the latest Red Dwarf news with our weekly roundups and more in depth news pieces, we do also like to bring you items from time to time that offer a bit more.

So we thought we’d just leave you with a recap of some of the least worst things podcasts, reviews, features and more that we’ve done over the last year that you may have missed. You can find the roundup here.

  • Pointless Celebrities Air Date

Pointless_CelebritiesYou may have seen us mention that Danny recently took part in a Comic Relief special of Pointless Celebrities with his Death in Paradise co-star Ben Miller. Well we now have an air date for the episode; Saturday 2nd March at 6PM.

Danny also recorded a ‘Sitcom Duos’ special of the show with Craig, which as of yet does not have a set air date, but will appear sometime in the spring.In the meantime, you can view a photo from the Comic Relief recording below:


  • Mad Men In The Med – DVD & Book

danny bikeDanny’s recent motorbiking series, Mad Men in the Med, has this recently received a DVD release and a tie in book. Here’s the blurb:

Danny John-Jules and Graham Hoskins have undertaken two amazing adventures by motorbike that anyone could try. They even filmed them so they could share and inspire anyone to have a go themselves! In 2010 they rode 7,000 miles in 15 days through fifteen countries, circumnavigating the Med Sea. The series was screened in April 2012 on Extreme Sports.

Now discover how both Danny and Graham discovered their passion for motorcycling, travel and how the strangest of circumstances created an unusual friendship and an astonishing adventure.

The book is available in print or for Kindle on Amazon. The DVD is available here and features all seven episodes plus a brand new interview with Danny and Graham. You can also find a signed copies here.