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

Old Harry's Game

BBC Radio 4 sitcom about Satan. 46 episodes (7 series), 1995 - 2012. Stars Andy Hamilton, James Grout, Jimmy Mulville, Steven O'Donnell and others.

Series 7, Episode 6 is repeated on Radio 4 Extra on Tuesday at 11pm.

Series 7

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Thursday 19th February 2009

Not only is historian Edith Barrington taking forever to write his biography, An Angel Misunderstood, but everything is thrown into confusion when a dog turns up. Animals aren't meant to end up in Hell because they're not evil, but after much licking, begging and slobbering - mainly from Scumspawn - Satan decides to keep the dog and ask God what is going on. But God has decided to go on a gap year...

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2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Thursday 26th February 2009

Satan needs to sort stuff out with God but God has gone off to have some 'me-time'. Then Hell receives its strangest visitor yet.

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3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Thursday 5th March 2009

The presence of a baby in Hell is turning them all soft. As Scumspawn becomes the first demon to wear a papoose, Satan tries to locate Satan Junior's real family. Meanwhile, Thomas and Edith are held prisoner by Joan of Arc, who is not in the first flush of youth.

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4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Thursday 12th March 2009

Why has a baby ended up in Hell? Only God has the power to bring people back to life, but can he be persuaded?

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5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Thursday 19th March 2009

Satan has become a one-man adoption agency while his chief demon is reading Penelope Leach. But can Satan place the baby with a good family?

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6. Episode Six

First broadcast: Thursday 26th March 2009

Satan has worked how to return Baby Patrick to Earth behind God's back. But God has eyes in his back and is now feeling pretty wrathful.

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