Old Harry's Game. Image shows from L to R: Satan (Andy Hamilton), Gary (Steven O'Donnell). Copyright: BBC
Old Harry's Game

Old Harry's Game

  • Radio sitcom
  • BBC Radio 4
  • 1995 - 2012
  • 46 episodes (7 series)

The radio sitcom from Hell - literally. Written by and starring Andy Hamilton as the underworld-weary Satan. Also features James Grout, Jimmy Mulville, Steven O'Donnell, Robert Duncan, Annette Crosbie and more.

Episode menu

Series 2, Episode 6 - Too Far

Satan forces Scumspawn to eat himself, and he releases the grand unifying theory into the world under the Professor's name.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 12th May 1998
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 25th March 2009 10:30pm Radio 7
Friday 2nd July 2010 11:00pm Radio 7
Friday 9th March 2012 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Friday 13th December 2013 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 3rd March 2018 10:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 8th September 2020 11:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 20th August 2022 11:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 27th August 2022 3:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Sunday 28th August 2022 3:30am Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Andy Hamilton Satan
James Grout The Professor
Jimmy Mulville Thomas Crimp
Robert Duncan Scumspawn
Philip Pope Ensemble Actor
Felicity Montagu Ensemble Actor
Nick Revell Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Andy Hamilton Writer
Production team
Andy Hamilton Director
Paul Mayhew-Archer Producer

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