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 7, Episode 3

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.

Broadcast details

Thursday 5th March 2009
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Tuesday 13th September 2011 11:00pm Radio 4
Thursday 9th May 2013 10:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 26th February 2015 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 26th January 2017 11:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 8th December 2018 10:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 12th March 2019 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Friday 3rd December 2021 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 23rd January 2024 11:30pm Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Andy Hamilton Satan
Jimmy Mulville Thomas Crimp
Robert Duncan Scumspawn
Annette Crosbie Edith
Felicity Montagu Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
Jan Ravens Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Andy Hamilton Writer
Production team
Andy Hamilton Director
Paul Mayhew-Archer Producer

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