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

Game On

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC Two
  • 1995 - 1998
  • 18 episodes (3 series)

Flat-share sitcom about the lives of three twenty-somethings whose lives aren't getting any better. Stars Samantha Janus, Matthew Cottle, Neil Stuke, Ben Chaplin and Tracy Keating

Episode menu

Series 2, Episode 4 - Heavy Bondage & Custard Creams

Stoat, a former boyfriend of Mandy's, pays a visit to the flat despite the fact that he should still be in prison. Armed and not as dangerous as he thinks, he holds Matt, Martin, Clare, Jason and Mandy hostage, until Mandy finds an unusual way of disarming him.

Broadcast details

Monday 7th October 1996
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 16th June 2011 11:20pm Gold
Friday 17th June 2011 1:20am Gold
Saturday 23rd July 2011 12:40am Gold
Saturday 23rd July 2011 2:00am Gold
Sunday 4th December 2011 2:20am Gold
Friday 23rd December 2011 1:25am Gold
Sunday 30th September 2018 11:50pm Gold
Monday 1st October 2018 3:05am Gold
Monday 12th August 2019 12:20am Gold
Saturday 5th October 2019 1:00am Gold
Saturday 5th October 2019 1:40am Gold
Friday 16th October 2020 3:10am Gold
Tuesday 10th November 2020 2:40am Gold
Monday 16th November 2020 2:15am Gold

Cast & crew

Samantha Janus Mandy Wilkins
Matthew Cottle Martin Henson
Neil Stuke Matthew Malone
Tracy Keating Clare Monohan
Guest cast
Mark Powley Jason
Helena McCarthy (as Helen McCarthy) Woman with Dog
Ruth Arnold Reporter
Eddie Marsan Stoat
Writing team
Bernadette Davis Writer
Andrew Davies Writer
Production team
John Stroud Director
Geoffrey Perkins Producer
Sioned Wiliam Producer
Denise O'Donoghue Executive Producer
Nick Ames Editor
James Dillon Production Designer
Philip Pope Composer

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