DwarfCast 60 – Hattie Hayridge Interview

Hattie Hayridge, the comedian and actress who played Holly in TV’s popular Red Dwarf programme, popped round to G&T Towers for a cup of tea, so we shoved a microphone in her face and discussed such topics as the impact and legacy of Red Dwarf, whether it’s worth watching any episodes that don’t have Hattie in, and a surprising amount about poker. We also asked some of your burning questions, and graciously allowed Hattie to pick her favourite Holly moment for inclusion in the next edition of High & Low. Ian Symes is your host, and his posse consists of Danny Stephenson and Jo Sharples.

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Ask Hattie Hayridge Anything

Good news, everyone! We’re going to be interviewing Hattie Hayridge early next week, for a very special Dwarfcast. And we’re giving you the opportunity to ask her anything you like about Red Dwarf, her career, or anything else you feel she might want to talk about. Just leave a comment on this post, and we’ll put your question to Hattie. Unless it’s shit. You have until Monday morning.

I’m Not With Andrew

I’d always assumed that Red Dwarf associate (or should that be “exec“?) producer Andrew Ellard spent his entire life immersed in the show, even when it wasn’t being made. I’ve always had this picture of him sitting at his desk, watching the DVDs over and over again, occasionally having a chat with Doug, and just counting down the days until Friday so that he could post news items on the official site.

But it turns out that no. That perception is a good few years out of date. Because Andrew actually has an entire non-Dwarfy CAREER as a writer and somewhat renowned script editor, a career that’s just yielded a radio sitcom pilot that you can download for free RIGHT NOW.

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