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

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    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
    Sam Bryant Assistant 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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