The Kryten report

I’ve been enjoying Robert Llewellyn’s snappily-monikered Llewtube site after reading a feature about it in the latest MacUser. Llewellyn hosted Scrapheap Challenge and, most famously, played Kryten in Red Dwarf. His latest venture is an online chat show, CarPool, and as well as being fun – the excellent David Mitchell’s demolition of the absurdities of privatised utilities made my morning – it’s a neat example of what can be done relatively easily with current technology.

CarPool is a chat show, but not in the traditional sense. The studio is Llewellyn’s car, a Toyota Prius, and guests re interviewed while being driven around. It works. MacUser describes the production kit – “two Sony HXR-MC1 cameras and one Canon HG10 – it’s recorded in AVCHD format and transferred onto a 24in iMac using iMovie. It’s edited using Final Cut Pro and compressed using Quicktime.” The show is available through the iTunes store and the Llewtube site.

#RedDwarf #RobertLlewellyn #Television #Llewtube #iTunes #chatshow

3 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

Print's not dead

I’ve been subscribing to The Times iPhone app. I’m not a massive fan of reading  on my phone screen. Especially as I spend my working day looking at a screen. But I read The Times for years in print a

The return of the Luddites

An interesting piece in the New Statesman by Peter Lazenby drew my attention to the Luddites200 website. The organisation has formed to mark the 200th anniversary of the Luddite uprisings, and aims to

Contact me at

© 2020 by Martin Cloake. Created with