Game On. Image shows from L to R: Martin Henson (Matthew Cottle), Mandy Wilkins (Samantha Janus), Matthew Malone (Neil Stuke). Copyright: Hat Trick Productions.

Game On

BBC Two sitcom about flatmates. 18 episodes (3 series), 1995 - 1998. Stars Samantha Janus, Matthew Cottle, Neil Stuke, Ben Chaplin and Tracy Keating.

Series 1, Episode 3 - Bad Timing

Matt's interest in Mandy's underwear leaves him in a compromising position when Mandy comes home and finds him in her bed. Martin is beaten up by some school children, which rather dampens his enthusiasm to become a teacher.

Broadcast details

Monday 13th March 1995
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Samantha Janus Mandy Wilkins
Matthew Cottle Martin Henson
Ben Chaplin Matthew Malone
Guest cast
Stephen Marzella Latin Lover
Kate McKenzie Renate
Zawe Ashton Little Girl
Richard Banks Anorak Man
David Curtiz Jason
Jonathan Dow (as Jo Dow) Graham
Rebecca Lacey Claudia
Sophie Linfield Amelia
Shebah Ronay Jessica
Matthew Sterling Body Builder
Stephen Mullin Boy
Oliver Stone Boy
Dan Strauss Mr Mortice
Writing team
Bernadette Davis Writer
Andrew Davies Writer
Production team
John Stroud Director
Geoffrey Perkins Producer
Denise O'Donoghue Executive Producer

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