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 5, Episode 3 - Power Politics

Satan tries to make the world a better place by using the power of politics. However, a new arrival in Hell begins to form a devilish plot of his own.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 4th October 2005
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 8th July 2009 10:30pm Radio 7
Friday 5th November 2010 11:00pm Radio 7
Tuesday 18th December 2012 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Wednesday 2nd July 2014 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 13th October 2018 10:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 4th April 2023 11:30pm Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Andy Hamilton Satan
Jimmy Mulville Thomas Crimp
Robert Duncan Scumspawn
Philip Pope Ensemble Actor
Felicity Montagu Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
Geoffrey Whitehead Roland Kingworthy
Hugh Dennis Ensemble Actor
Tony Maudsley Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Andy Hamilton Writer
Production team
Andy Hamilton Director
Paul Mayhew-Archer Producer

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