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 3

Bluestone 42. Image shows from L to R: Towerblock (Matthew Lewis), Nick (Oliver Chris). Copyright: BBC.

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Monday 9th March 2015

We re-join Bluestone 42 after an IED explosion has hit their transport... not all of them come out of the vehicle unscathed.

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Bluestone 42. Image shows from L to R: Faruq (Keeno Lee Hector), Mac (Jamie Quinn), Rocket (Scott Hoatson). Copyright: BBC.

2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Monday 16th March 2015

During a major operation, Nick is called in to rescue a squaddie who has trapped his helmet in an IED tripwire.

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Bluestone 42. Ellen (Laura Aikman). Copyright: BBC.

3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Monday 23rd March 2015

There is a new arrival on base - Captain Ellen Best. Bird is immediately hostile towards her, while Simon is utterly infatuated. Meanwhile, Towerblock is desperate to prove he's fitter than Rocket.

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Bluestone 42. Image shows from L to R: Ellen (Laura Aikman), Bird (Katie Lyons). Copyright: BBC.

4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Monday 30th March 2015

Word reaches the team that a Taliban attack is imminent, doing nothing to help Simon's paranoid suspicion of the new ANA recruit.

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Bluestone 42. Faruq (Keeno Lee Hector). Copyright: BBC.

5. Episode Five

First broadcast: Monday 6th April 2015

Simon, foolishly taking advice from Bird, desperately tries to get Ellen to confront her 'feelings' for him - culminating in a brave attempt at romance.

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Bluestone 42. Lt Col Smith (Tony Gardner). Copyright: BBC.

6. Episode Six

First broadcast: Monday 13th April 2015

As the team prepare to leave Afghanistan for good, Simon receives some devastating news.

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