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

Repeats

    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
    Nigel Williams Editor
    Harry Banks Production Designer
    Vince Pope Composer

    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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