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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