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 4 - Psychiatry

Satan gets hold of the police file covering Edith's death. Edith then interviews Satan and asks him his version of how he ended up in the underworld. Satan then takes her to see Agatha Christie and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Scumspawn meanwhile reads a book on psychiatry and tries to use it to help Thomas.

Broadcast details

Thursday 18th October 2007
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Friday 27th August 2010 11:30am Radio 4
Friday 10th December 2010 11:00pm Radio 7
Wednesday 6th March 2013 11:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Monday 25th August 2014 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 24th November 2016 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Friday 17th September 2021 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 15th 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
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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