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 6

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

Further details

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

It's the last day on base before the drawdown. Mac and Rocket are determined to steal as many 'souvenirs' as possible, while Towerblock's efforts to help mend Bird's broken family ties cause his wife to jump to alarming conclusions.

Ellen is torn between rigid adherence to rules and desperation to be accepted as 'one of the guys', leading her to set up a questionable competition.

Simon receives some devastating news but focuses himself on their final callout to perform an awesome act of heroism. When the team return they make a terrible discovery.

Broadcast details

Monday 13th April 2015
BBC Three
30 minutes

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
James Cary Writer
Richard Hurst Writer
Nick Doody Writer (Additional Material)
Mark Evans Writer (Additional Material)
Emma Nisbet Script Editor
Pete Sinclair Script Editor
Carrie Quinlan Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
David Sant Director
Michelle Farr Producer
Stephen McCrum Executive Producer


Unlucky Simon

Ellen tries to have a heart to heart with Simon.

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

Dinner reservations

A table has just opened up for the Colonel in an exclusive restaurant.

Featuring: Matthew Lewis (Towerblock), Tony Gardner (Lt Col Smith), Katie Lyons (Bird), Keeno Lee Hector (Faruq).


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