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Bluestone 42 is a comedy drama about a British bomb disposal detachment in Afghanistan. So what’s the average working day for a hero? Make your keen young colleague deal with the boring paperwork? Wind up your fellow employees? Flirt with the new girl on the team? Or deal with an unseen enemy who’s trying to blow you up? Bluestone 42 is a comedy drama about a bunch of soldiers who just happen to be risking their lives diffusing hidden bombs. But who says they can’t have some fun alongside the serious professional stuff? This hilarious and often surprising series follows the adventures of a bunch of diverse characters living and working together at an army base in Afghanistan. This is a show about something easily forgotten; soldiers really enjoy being soldiers, but it’s not just a show for soldiers and it’s not just about the Army: it’s also a show for anybody who has ever fallen in love, experienced status battles at work or had a fear of failure. It is packed with the lively workmate banter and relationship minefields that most people will recognise. Even if they don’t face danger on a daily basis...

  1. Richard Hurst


  2. James Cary


Series Cast

  1. Tony Gardner

    Tony Gardner

    Lieutenant Colonel Smith

    20 Episodes

  2. Keeno Lee Hector


    20 Episodes

  3. Scott Hoatson


    20 Episodes

  4. Katie Lyons


    20 Episodes

  5. Jamie Quinn

    Jamie Quinn


    20 Episodes

  6. Stephen Wight

    Stephen Wight


    20 Episodes

  7. Oliver Chris

    Oliver Chris


    16 Episodes

  8. Kelly Adams

    Kelly Adams


    14 Episodes

  9. Matthew Lewis

    Matthew Lewis

    Tower Block

    12 Episodes

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Last Season

Bluestone 42

Series 3

2015 | 6 Episodes

Season 3 of Bluestone 42 premiered on March 9, 2015.

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Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language English


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