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 4 - I Blame The Media

Satan tries to take control of the media in a bid to improve mankind, while down in Hell, a rebellion is taking place.

Broadcast details

Tuesday 11th October 2005
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 15th July 2009 10:30pm Radio 7
Friday 12th November 2010 11:00pm Radio 7
Tuesday 25th December 2012 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Wednesday 9th July 2014 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 8th September 2016 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 20th October 2018 10:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Friday 16th April 2021 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 11th April 2023 11:30pm 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
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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