The collective name used by writers Rob Grant and Doug Naylor, the creators of the British sci-fi series RED DWARF. They wrote and produced Series 1 through 6, and wrote (individually or as a team) all of the Red Dwarf novels. In 1996, Rob Grant resigned as co-producer/co-writer of the show.
Rob Grant, and Doug Naylor worked for three years in the mid-eighties as head writers of the satirical puppet series SPLITTING IMAGE which spawned a spin-off number one song single called “The Chicken Song.” It was composed by Philip Pope and released in 1986 by Virgin Records. The “Grant Naylor” team also wrote Radio Four’s award-winning series SON OF CLICHE.
Rob Grant continued to write solo including a science fiction comedy for Sky One called THE STRANGERERS [released in 2000] about inept aliens invading Earth and a special 5-part sitcom for ITV called DARK AGES..