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 6, Episode 2 - Discoveries

Edith starts working on Satan's biography. She discovers that almost everyone in the Bible is in Hell and that Adam and Eve are neanderthals. Meanwhile, Scumspawn tries to use hypnosis to help Thomas. Satan also uses it on Edith and discovers she was murdered.

Broadcast details

Thursday 4th October 2007
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 13th August 2010 11:30am Radio 4
Friday 26th November 2010 11:00pm Radio 7
Wednesday 20th February 2013 11:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 11th August 2014 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 10th November 2016 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Friday 3rd September 2021 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 1st July 2023 11:30pm Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Andy Hamilton Satan
Jimmy Mulville Thomas Crimp
Robert Duncan Scumspawn
Annette Crosbie Edith
Philip Pope Ensemble Actor
Michael Fenton Stevens Ensemble Actor
Felicity Montagu Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Andy Hamilton Writer
Production team
Andy Hamilton Director
Paul Mayhew-Archer Producer

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