‘Red Dwarf’ to return for two new series in 2016-2017

The ‘small rouge one’ is set to return for two new series in 2016 and 2017. Speaking at Dimension Jump XVIII, series co-creator, Doug Naylor, announced  that Dave (the home of witty banter in the UK) has commissioned not one, but TWO series of Red Dwarf. The last time viewers were treated to the space exploits of […]

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Tellyspotting is 5! Can you believe it?

I know there are those of you out there that will immediately say “Gee, you don’t look a day over four!”. Hard to believe it has been five years already. Seems just like yesterday that the first post of our short existence on October 1, 2009 announced that it was Time for Tellyspotting!. And now, over 2000 posts later (2,003 to be exact), here we are better than ever because of one thing — YOU!

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Is James Corden the new Craig Ferguson?

First it was Pink is the new Black. Then, everyone said that Orange is the New Black and Kale is the new Spinach. Now, it’s quite possible that James Corden is the new Craig Ferguson! With Ferguson leaving The Late Late Show at years end, I think that Benedict Cumberbatch’s name is the only one […]

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The boys from the 'Small Rouge One' are back for series XI!

While there hasn’t been confirmation of this as of yet on reddwarf.co.uk, it’s worth putting this out there because news is traveling fast around the Internets…and everything you read on the Internets is true, right? Almost three years to the day since Dave’s announcement that there was to be a Red Dwarf X in our […]

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BBC revives Comedy Playhouse with 'Over to Bill'

This Spring will see two brilliant returns to the telly. Not so coincidentally, brilliance will collide when Doug Naylor’s Over to Bill launches as one of three pilots scheduled for the revival of the BBC’s Comedy Playhouse strand. Comedy Playhouse began in 1961 and ran until 1975 as an anthology series which served as the […]

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PBS to get 'Vicious' in 2014

Vicious’, a.k.a. Vicious Old Queens, starring Sir Ian McKellen and Sir Derek Jacobi, will make its way to PBS in the States beginning Summer 2014. The British comedy, which aired on ITV this past Spring in the UK, tells the story of a constantly bickering couple who have lived together in a small Covent Garden […]

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Red Dwarf XI – The Boys are Back…hopefully in 2014!

A new series of sci-fi sitcom Red Dwarf has been ordered by Dave, the Home of Witty Comedy Banter in the UK.   Writer and series co-creator Doug Naylor is currently working on scripts for RDXI, with filming due to commence in 2014. The news has been widely expected for the past eleven months, following […]

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The Red Dwarf ship – a piece of it, anyway – could be yours!

Make a contribution to Tellyspotting’s sister station KERA, and you’ll be automatically entered into a drawing for your very own piece of Red Dwarf history: an autographed piece of the actual Red Dwarf ship (8″ x 3″), signed by Doug Naylor, the creator/writer of Red Dwarf.

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Now empty, BBC Television Centre bits up for auction

As we reported in a recent Tellyspotting report, the classic BBC Television Centre is like the parrot in a Monty Python sketch. It has ceased to be. It’s an ex-Television Centre. Bereft of life, the Centre has gone to meet the choir invisible. Like Elvis, production staff and crew have left the building. Now that […]

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