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, Episode 1

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?

Further details

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

The Bluestone 42 team are called out on routine ops with their CIA liaison officer Carter (Michael McShane), where things take a drastic turn.

Back at base, they are introduced to Mary (Kelly Adams), the new padre, who Nick (Oliver Chris), the Ammunition Technical Officer, takes an instant shine to. How will she react to his advances?

Meanwhile, Simon (Stephen Wight) grapples with Millsy (Gary Carr) over the report that Nick has forced him to write on his behalf, and the young Privates - Mac (Jamie Quinn) and Rocket (Scott Hoatson) - enjoy winding up Bird (Katie Lyons) who may or may not have named the bomb seeking robot 'Arthur'.

Broadcast details

Date
Tuesday 5th March 2013
Time
10pm
Channel
BBC Three
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Stephen Wight Simon
    Tony Gardner Lt Col Smith
    Katie Lyons Bird
    Scott Hoatson Rocket
    Jamie Quinn Mac
    Oliver Chris Nick
    Kelly Adams Mary
    Gary Carr Millsy
    Guest cast
    Mike McShane (as Michael McShane) Colonel Randall Carter
    Ndoni Khanyile Pamela
    Writing team
    James Cary Writer
    Richard Hurst Writer
    Kevin Cecil Script Editor
    Production team
    Iain B MacDonald Director
    Michelle Farr Producer
    Stephen McCrum Executive Producer
    Nigel Williams Editor
    Harry Banks Production Designer
    Vince Pope Composer

    Videos

    Bluestone 42 Trailer

    The trailer for the new comedy about an army bomb disposal team.

    Featuring: Stephen Wight (Simon), Tony Gardner (Lt Col Smith), Katie Lyons (Bird), Scott Hoatson (Rocket), Jamie Quinn (Mac), Oliver Chris (Nick), Kelly Adams (Mary).

    Walkman Clip

    Turns out it wasn't an IED, it was just a walkman.

    Featuring: Oliver Chris (Nick), Gary Carr (Millsy).

    Bluestone 42 - Two Minute Promo

    Get a feel for the new show in this promo.

    Can't see a video here? Watch this clip on bbc.co.uk

    Featuring: Stephen Wight (Simon), Tony Gardner (Lt Col Smith), Katie Lyons (Bird), Scott Hoatson (Rocket), Jamie Quinn (Mac), Keeno Lee Hector (Faruq), Oliver Chris (Nick), Kelly Adams (Mary), Gary Carr (Millsy).

    You can't fancy the Padre!

    Mac and Rocket grill Nick about his attraction to Mary, the new chaplain.

    Can't see a video here? Watch this clip on bbc.co.uk

    Featuring: Scott Hoatson (Rocket), Jamie Quinn (Mac), Oliver Chris (Nick).

    Nick visits Mary

    Nick visits Mary to check that she is ok - but his timing is suspicious.

    Can't see a video here? Watch this clip on bbc.co.uk

    Featuring: Oliver Chris (Nick), Kelly Adams (Mary).

    Web Extra: Bird and Arthur

    The story of Bird and Arthur's relationship, from happy times to tragedy.

    Can't see a video here? Watch this clip on bbc.co.uk

    Featuring: Katie Lyons (Bird), Oliver Chris (Nick), Kelly Adams (Mary).

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