Red Dwarf Series VII in November
BBC DVD have announced the UK Region 2 DVD release of Red Dwarf Series VII for 7th November 2005 priced at £22.99. Starring Chris Barrie and Craig Charles as Rimmer and Lister, Red Dwarf Series VII reunited the duelling dwarfers with the Cat (Danny John-Jules) and Kryten (Robert Llewellyn), and introduced Chloe Annett as Lister's ex-girlfriend, the lovely Kristine Kochanski.
In addition to all eight half-hour episodes of Series VII this three-disc set includes hours of extensive extras. Highlights include Red Dwarf: Xtended - three episodes presented with additional scenes, effects sequences and no laugh track, and Identity Within the 'lost episode' of Red Dwarf VII. Guest writer John McKay's script is revealed here for the first time, performed by Chris Barrie, with original storyboards by movie artist Neil Maguire.
- Xtended editions of Tikka to Ride, Ouroboros and Duct Soup with additional scenes
- Tikka to Ride: Remastered edition - see how the Series VII CGI effects should have looked, available on both original and Xtended versions of the episode
- Cast Commentary - with Chris Barrie, Craig Charles, Danny John-Jules, Robert Llewellyn and Chloe Annett, with guest appearance by Norman Lovett for the final episode Nanarchy, heralding his return to the show
- Back From The Dead - a 90 minute reveal-all original documentary, includes all-new cast & crew interviews, archive clips and behind-the-scenes unseen footage
- Identity Within - the lost episode, performed by Chris Barrie
- Robert Llewellyn on-set video diary, plus the BBC's How Do They Do That? programme visits the effects department
- Fan Films - two competition-winning shorts made by fans
- Burning Rubber - featurette
- Trailers and Kryten Introductions
- Raw FX Footage, Isolated Music Cues, Dave Hollins Radio Sketches, Photo Gallery, Weblink, Deleted Scenes (over 40 mins), Smeg Ups, Easter Eggs, Collector's Booklet
A behind-the-scenes production diary - DVD Details - which charts the full production of the discs from conception to the final cover artwork, can be found on the official Red Dwarf website: www.reddwarf.co.uk