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 3, Episode 4 - Crabs

Mandy has invited Archie's mother and sister to the flat for dinner, but has not extended the invitations to Matt or Martin. After struggling to cook dinner, Mandy passes out drunk. However, Matt's charm and Martin's microwave cookery prowess ensure the evening goes well, until a misunderstanding reveals a secret from Mandy's past.

Broadcast details

Friday 23rd January 1998
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 7th July 2011 11:20pm Gold
Friday 8th July 2011 2:30am Gold
Tuesday 2nd August 2011 1:30am Gold
Sunday 6th November 2011 1:10am Gold
Thursday 8th December 2011 1:25am Gold
Thursday 29th December 2011 1:15am Gold
Thursday 1st March 2018 12:20am Gold
Monday 22nd October 2018 12:20am Gold
Monday 22nd October 2018 2:40am Gold
Thursday 17th October 2019 12:15am Gold
Tuesday 22nd October 2019 3:20am Gold
Sunday 4th October 2020 3:30am Gold
Friday 13th November 2020 2:35am Gold
Friday 20th November 2020 2:45am Gold

Cast & crew

Samantha Janus Mandy Wilkins
Matthew Cottle Martin Henson
Neil Stuke Matthew Malone
Tracy Keating Clare Monohan
Guest cast
Crispin Bonham Carter Archie
Rowena Cooper Mrs. Glenister
Lucy Briers Lulu
Writing team
Bernadette Davis 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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