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, Episode 1

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

Further details

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

We re-join Bluestone 42 after an IED explosion has hit their Mastiff, and they find themselves trapped in hostile territory. Not all of them come out of the vehicle unscathed and the team faces a dilemma: do they wait it out, or risk an ambush to get back to safety?

Bird has to step up to lead the unit, while trying to deal with her unresolved feelings for Nick - which lead to a barrage of mockery from everyone else. Mac and Rocket don't let the Taliban get in the way of their games as they play 'punching people in the face'.

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 9th March 2015
Time
10pm
Channel
BBC Three
Length
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
Susan Wokoma Jasmine
Oliver Chris Nick
Guest cast
Mark Penwill Private Leggatt
Brendan Murray Lance Corporal Sykes
Mark Evans Padre
Writing team
James Cary Writer
Richard Hurst Writer
Mark Evans Writer (Additional Material)
Pete Sinclair Script Editor
Production team
David Sant Director
Michelle Farr Producer
Stephen McCrum Executive Producer
Mark Lawrence Editor
Harry Banks Production Designer
Mark Auret Production Designer
Vince Pope Composer
Jane Watkins Composer

Videos

Bluestone 42: Series 3 Trailer

The squaddies of Bluestone 42 are back soon for a third series. Series 3 starts on Monday 9th March 2015.

Featuring: Matthew Lewis (Towerblock), Stephen Wight (Simon), Tony Gardner (Lt Col Smith), Katie Lyons (Bird), Scott Hoatson (Rocket), Jamie Quinn (Mac), Oliver Chris (Nick).

More balls than eyes

Bluestone 42's argument comes to an abrupt end when they're involved in an explosion.

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

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