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 5

Bird is so fed up of Nick going on about Mary that she decides to take action, but the result is not quite what she planned.

Further details

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

Simon tries to prove himself at first-person shooter computer game Metal Patrol 3, after teasing from Mac and Rocket, but his late night practising starts to mess with his head.

Meanwhile, the Lt Colonel somehow persuades Towerblock to pimp his ride.


Faruq was credited in this episode but did not appear.

Broadcast details

Thursday 27th 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
Oliver Chris Nick
Kelly Adams Mary
Guest cast
Rory Acton Burnell Sergeant Hogg
Mark Sykes Screwhole
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


Rocket launcher? At that range?

The Lieutenant Colonel provides Simon some critical support fighting the virtual Taliban.

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Featuring: Stephen Wight (Simon), Tony Gardner (Lt Col Smith).

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Nick realises he may have missed his chance with Mary.

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Featuring: Rory Acton Burnell (Sergeant Hogg), Matthew Lewis (Towerblock), Stephen Wight (Simon), Katie Lyons (Bird), Jamie Quinn (Mac), Oliver Chris (Nick).


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