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 5

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

Further details

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

Ellen's rigid rule-following is bad news for Faruq; if the reference she wrote him isn't a bit less truthful, his UK visa won't be fast-tracked and he's unlikely to survive Taliban reprisals after the drawdown. The Lt Col tries to exploit this to get some dodgy paperwork of his own signed off.

Mac and Rocket do gladiatorial combat, as Mac is on a mission to prove he has discovered history's great, lost, undefeatable melee weapon.

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

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 6th April 2015
Time
10pm
Channel
BBC Three
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Laura Aikman Ellen
    Matthew Lewis Towerblock
    Stephen Wight Simon
    Tony Gardner Lt Col Smith
    Katie Lyons Bird
    Scott Hoatson Rocket
    Jamie Quinn Mac
    Keeno Lee Hector Faruq
    Writing team
    Richard Hurst Writer
    Pete Sinclair Script Editor
    Mark Evans Writer
    James Cary Writer (Additional Material)
    Production team
    David Sant Director
    Michelle Farr Producer
    Stephen McCrum Executive Producer
    Sam Bryant Co-producer
    Mark Lawrence Editor
    Harry Banks Production Designer
    Mark Auret Production Designer
    Vince Pope Composer
    Jane Watkins Composer

    Videos

    Unit Cohesion

    Simon needs to talk to Ellen about Unit cohesion and magnets.

    Featuring: Laura Aikman (Ellen), Matthew Lewis (Towerblock), Stephen Wight (Simon).

    Paperwork

    The Lt Colonel wants Ellen to sign some paperwork which may contain some 'discrepancies'.

    Featuring: Laura Aikman (Ellen), Tony Gardner (Lt Col Smith).

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