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 5

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.

Further details

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

Nick is down to his last 'Fisherman's Friend' - a sweet he eats every time he does the long walk to the bomb. Although he claims not to be superstitious, it becomes clear to Bird and Millsy that his stress levels are increasingly concerning and the team become pre-occupied with finding more sweets in time for the next call-out.

Mac and Rocket are annoyed that Simon never joins in their games. Determined to win their respect, he joins them in a game of Ultimate Fencing Deluxe. When he gets carried away, Mac and Rocket must find a way to ensure he never wants to join in again...

Notes

This episode was originally scheduled as the fourth in the series, for broadcast on Tuesday 26th March.

Broadcast details

Date
Tuesday 2nd April 2013
Time
10pm
Channel
BBC Three
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
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
Guest cast
Ndoni Khanyile Pamela
Rory Acton Burnell Sergeant Hogg
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

Videos

Blindfolded Fencing

Simon tries to join in with one of Mac and Rocket's games.

Featuring: Stephen Wight (Simon), Scott Hoatson (Rocket), Jamie Quinn (Mac).

Bomb Disposal

Nick faces an angry bomb and Millsy has put together some graphs.

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

Stupid, dangerous and often quite unhygienic

Simon asks for Nick's advice about how to get Mac and Rocket to respect him.

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

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