British Comedy Guide

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

Series 3, Episode 3 is repeated on Gold on Wednesday at 11:40pm.

Series 2, Episode 5 - Tangerine Candyfloss & Herne Bay Rock

Martin is depressed as his relationship with Clare has ended. Mandy decides to go back to university and a former lecturer is particularly keen to see her. Back at the flat, Martin and Mandy discover the secret thoughts of Matthew Norman Malone when they read his journal.

Broadcast details

Monday 14th October 1996
30 minutes


  1. Saturday 18th June 2011 at 1:20am on Gold
  2. Tuesday 26th July 2011 at 12:40am on Gold
  3. Tuesday 26th July 2011 at 2:00am on Gold
  4. Saturday 3rd December 2011 at 2:25am on Gold
  5. Friday 23rd December 2011 at 2:05am on Gold
  6. Wednesday 7th February 2018 at 11:40pm on Gold
  7. Thursday 15th February 2018 at 12:00am on Gold

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Samantha Janus Mandy Wilkins
Matthew Cottle Martin Henson
Neil Stuke Matthew Malone
Guest cast
Elaine Lordan Julia
Matthew Marsh Brian Kennedy
Rebecca Blake Hannah
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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