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 4

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

Broadcast details

Thursday 12th March 2009
BBC Radio 4
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Tuesday 20th September 2011 11:00pm Radio 4
Thursday 16th May 2013 10:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 5th March 2015 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Thursday 2nd February 2017 11:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 15th December 2018 10:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 19th March 2019 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Friday 10th December 2021 11:00pm Radio 4 Extra
Saturday 11th December 2021 3:30pm Radio 4 Extra
Sunday 12th December 2021 3:30am Radio 4 Extra
Tuesday 30th January 2024 11:30pm Radio 4 Extra

Cast & crew

Andy Hamilton Satan
Jimmy Mulville Thomas Crimp
Robert Duncan Scumspawn
Annette Crosbie Edith
Timothy West God
Felicity Montagu Ensemble Actor
Writing team
Andy Hamilton Writer
Production team
Andy Hamilton Director
Paul Mayhew-Archer Producer

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