Red Dwarf Coming Back to The Small Screen

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The cast of hit comedy sci-fi series Red Dwarf are to reunite for a new two-part episode and storyline which will see them finally return to Earth.

Red Dwarf: Back to Earth episode will air on UKTV digital channel Dave over the Easter weekend.

Back to Earth will sit alongside two further new episodes.

The new two-part episodes will begin a decade on from when the crew of the Red Dwarf were last seen.

The original cast Chris Barrie will return as Rimmer, Craig Charles as Lister, Danny John-Jules as Cat and Robert Llewellyn as Kryten, with the new storyline written and directed by Red Dwarf co-creator Doug Naylor. Filming begins next month.

Red Dwarf originally launched on BBC2 in 1988 and went on to air for eight series and 52 episodes, as well as a number of specials.