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 2, Episode 2

When an unwelcome blast from Nick's past arrives, it throws him off his game, and has a dangerous effect on the rest of the team.

Further details

Bluestone 42. Image shows from L to R: Simon (Stephen Wight), Nick (Oliver Chris), Bird (Katie Lyons). Copyright: BBC.

Simon wants to prove to Nick that he will up his performance in close protection skills by being VERY close to Nick as often as possible.

Mary announces her latest movie night, only to discover she's scheduled it against Bird's Boogie Night. They find themselves in an underhand fight for popularity.

Towerblock, meanwhile, tries to prove that Mac is in denial about his true sexuality.

Broadcast details

Thursday 6th March 2014
BBC Three
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Matthew Lewis Towerblock
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
Guest cast
Kieran O'Brien WO1 Nuttall
Writing team
James Cary Writer
Richard Hurst Writer
Nick Doody Writer (Additional Material)
Mark Evans Writer (Additional Material)
Hannah Mackay Script Editor
Emma Nisbet 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
Jane Watkins Composer


Surprise attack!

Simon's close protection drill for Nick doesn't quite come off.

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

Guaranteed Floorfiller

The Lieutenant colonel knows how to pack out a disco.

Featuring: Tony Gardner (Lt Col Smith), Katie Lyons (Bird), Jamie Quinn (Mac).

Mary's Movie Night v Bird's Boogie Night

Mary and Bird hit deadlock over the date of their respective entertainment institutions.

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Featuring: Matthew Lewis (Towerblock), Stephen Wight (Simon), Katie Lyons (Bird), Scott Hoatson (Rocket), Jamie Quinn (Mac), Oliver Chris (Nick), Kelly Adams (Mary).


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