Laura Aikman joins cast of BBC Three’s Bluestone 42

Laura Aikman (Waterloo Road, The Job Lot) is to star in Bluestone 42, the critically acclaimed BBC Three comedy following the lives, loves and adventures of a fictional bomb disposal detachment in Afghanistan.

Joining the team later in the run of series three, Laura plays new arrival Ellen Best, a high-threat-bomb disposal expert who couldn’t be less like the rest of them if she tried.

Laura Aikman says: “It’s been awesome to join the cast of Bluestone 42, especially as I was already a fan of the show. It’s also given me an amazing Continue reading ‘Laura Aikman joins cast of BBC Three’s Bluestone 42’ »

Bluestone 42 series 3 on the way

Bluestone 42 has been recommissioned.

Bluestone 42 – the critically-acclaimed comedy following a bomb disposal unit in Afghanistan – is commissioned for a further 6×30-minute episodes. Produced by BBC In-house Comedy, the producer is Michelle Farr and the executive producer is Stephen McCrum. 

Harry Potter’s ‘Neville’ joins cast of BBC Three’s Bluestone 42

Matthew Lewis (credit: BBC/Coco Van Oppens)
Matthew Lewis, best known for his role as Neville Longbottom in the Harry Potter films, has joined the cast of Bluestone 42, the critically-acclaimed BBC Three comedy drama which follows a fictional bomb disposal detachment in Afghanistan.

Lewis plays ammunition technician Gordon House, nicknamed Towerblock, a smart and affable butcher’s son from Leeds with a penchant for danger.

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