Bluestone 42. Nick (Oliver Chris). Copyright: BBC.

Bluestone 42

BBC Three sitcom about the military. 21 episodes (3 series), 2013 - 2015. Stars Laura Aikman, Matthew Lewis, Stephen Wight, Tony Gardner and others.

Series 1

Bluestone 42. Colonel Randall Carter (Mike McShane). Copyright: BBC.

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Tuesday 5th March 2013

The Bluestone 42 team are called out on routine ops with their CIA liaison officer Carter, where things take a drastic turn. Back at base, Nick takes an instant shine to the new padre. How will she react?

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Bluestone 42. Image shows from L to R: Mac (Jamie Quinn), Millsy (Gary Carr), Nick (Oliver Chris). Copyright: BBC.

2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Tuesday 12th March 2013

Nick has grown tired of eating the same food every day and is desperate to find something tastier. Mary encourages Nick to let Millsy run a re-training exercise. Millsy is ecstatic and ensures he does a very thorough job, much to the disdain of the team.

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Bluestone 42. Image shows from L to R: Nick (Oliver Chris), Astrid (Birgitte Hjort Sørensen). Copyright: BBC.

3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Tuesday 19th March 2013

After Bluestone 42 join a midnight raid on a bomb factory and rescue a kidnapped Danish aid worker, they find more than they bargained for. Simon tries to get a book deal for his memoir.

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Bluestone 42. Image shows from L to R: Nick (Oliver Chris), Mary (Kelly Adams). Copyright: BBC.

4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Tuesday 26th March 2013

Mary reveals a secret about her past before she became a padre and Nick tries to take full advantage. Bird is offered a promotion.

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Bluestone 42. Image shows from L to R: Faruq (Keeno Lee Hector), Nick (Oliver Chris). Copyright: BBC.

5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Tuesday 2nd April 2013

Nick is down to his last 'Fisherman's Friend' - a sweet he eats every time he does the long walk to the bomb. The team become pre-occupied with finding more sweets in time for the next call-out.

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Bluestone 42. Image shows from L to R: Millsy (Gary Carr), Nick (Oliver Chris), Simon (Stephen Wight), Rocket (Scott Hoatson). Copyright: BBC.

6. Episode Six

First broadcast: Tuesday 9th April 2013

Nick and Simon help each other to learn to dance, whilst the arrival of vet Parikh reveals Bird as a terrible flirt.

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Bluestone 42. Image shows from L to R: Lt Col Smith (Tony Gardner), Nick (Oliver Chris). Copyright: BBC.

7. Episode Seven

First broadcast: Tuesday 16th April 2013

A mortar attack on the patrol base sends Bluestone 42 diving for cover.

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Bluestone 42. Image shows from L to R: Faruq (Keeno Lee Hector), Mac (Jamie Quinn), Rocket (Scott Hoatson). Copyright: BBC.

8. Episode Eight

First broadcast: Tuesday 23rd April 2013

Nick faces a gruelling challenge with a booby-trapped car bomb, while Simon finally stands up to his fiancee.

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