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 4

When Mac and Rocket set fire to part of the base, Nick takes the blame and as a punishment has to look after a Government Minister who is visiting the base.

Further details

Bluestone 42. Image shows from L to R: Lt Col Smith (Tony Gardner), Colin's Driver (Christopher McArthur). Copyright: BBC.

Nick must look after a Government Minister who is visiting the base. He regrets offloading these duties onto Mary when she unexpectedly takes a shine to him. Nick's attempts to keep the Minister away from Mary just make matters worse, especially as they involve high explosives.

Simon, meanwhile, takes it upon himself to become an over-zealous Fire Officer for the base and the Lt Colonel is desperate for his very own 4x4.

Broadcast details

Thursday 20th 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
Charles Tertiens Ahmed
Rhashan Stone Colin Walters
Sven Ruygrok Tim
Christopher McArthur Colin's Driver
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


Can I borrow this vehicle?

Lieutenant Colonel Philip Smith wants to take a ride in the Minister's vehicle.

Featuring: Christopher McArthur (Colin's Driver), Tony Gardner (Lt Col Smith).

Why don't I show the Minister around?

Mary is somewhat taken by the visiting Government Minister.

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Featuring: Rhashan Stone (Colin Walters), Sven Ruygrok (Tim), Matthew Lewis (Towerblock), Katie Lyons (Bird), Oliver Chris (Nick), Kelly Adams (Mary).


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