Neil Stuke

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Neil Stuke is an English actor best known for his role of Matthew in the TV sitcom Game On and more recently for playing Billy Lamb in the BBC legal drama Silk.


Stuke played Matthew in the second and third series of Game On. He also played the role of head clerk Billy Lamb in the BBC television series Silk. His television career also includes Between the Lines, Trust, Reggie Perrin, At Home with the Braithwaites, Monday Monday, Office Gossip, Bedtime, A Touch of Frost, The Catherine Tate Show and playing an alcoholic footballer/policeman in a 1997 episode of Pie in the Sky.

In 2006 he guest-starred in The Bill in which his character (James Tennant) was involved in the storyline of missing child Amy Tennant.

In the summer of 2010, Stuke featured in Celebrity MasterChef. He has also been a panellist on several episodes of the topical discussion series The Wright Stuff.

In August 2014, Stuke was one of 200 public figures who were signatories to a letter to The Guardian opposing Scottish independence in the run-up to September's referendum on that issue.[1]


Year TV Show Role Notes
1991 Drop the Dead Donkey Star Batter 1 episode
1993 Agatha Christie's Poirot Peter Baker 1 episode
Between the Lines Det. Con. Green 1 episode
1994 Heartbeat Snakey 1 episode
1995 The Chief Bobby Dean 1 episode
Resort to Murder Skins 4 episodes
1996 A Touch of Frost D.S. Nash 1 episode
Karaoke Peter 3 episodes
Cold Lazarus Peter 1 episode
Out of the Blue Tommy Defty 1 episode
1996–1998 Game On Matthew Series 2-3 (12 episodes)
1997 Pie in the Sky Kirk Flowerbridge 1 episode
The Bill Alex 1 episode
Light Lunch Himself 1 episode
1998 Seesaw Jon
Silent Witness Andy Fox 1 episode
Casualty Tony 1 episode
Grafters Paul 1 episode
Drop the Dead Donkey Wes Jasper 2 episodes
2000 At Home with the Braithwaites Keith Kershaw Pilot episode
The Sins Carl Rogers 7 episodes
2001 Office Gossip Simon 6 episodes
2002 Murder in Mind Colin Edwardson 1 episode
2003 Trust Martin Greg 6 episodes
Murphy's Law Carl 1 episodes
Bedtime John 3 episodes
2005 The Afternoon Play Steve Passmore 1 episode
Faith Nigel
Twenty Thousand Streets Under the Sky Andy Unknown episodes
Murder in Suburbia Steve 1 episode
Chopratown Det. Inspector Nigel Caro
Life and Death in Rome Himself 1 episode
2006 Soundproof Chris Groves
2006–2007 The Bill James Tennant 18 episodes
2007 Kingdom Damien 1 episode
2009 Reggie Perrin Chris 6 episodes
Midsomer Murders Glen Jarvis 1 episode
Monday Monday Max 7 episodes
Saturday Kitchen Himself 1 episode(16 May 2009)
2010 Agatha Christie's Marple Dr Haydock 1 episode
2011 Death in Paradise Lucas 1 episode
2013 Lewis Professor Andrew Crane 2 episodes (Down Among the Fearful)
2011-2014 Silk Billy Lamb 18 episodes
Year Film Role Notes
1993 Century Felix
1994 Borderland Soldier Short movie
1995 Suckers Dave Short movie
1996 Masculine Mescaline Mike Short movie
Cold Lazarus Peter Released in 4 Parts
1998 Shark Hunt Unknown Uncredited
Sliding Doors Defensive bloke
If only... Freddy
1999 Dead Bolt Dead The Assassin
Mad Cows Desk Sergeant
2000 Circus Roscoe
Wedding Tackle Salty
Christie Malry's Own Double-Entry Headlam
2001 The Dark The Apprentice
2003 Madre Teresa Kline
2004 School for Seduction Craig
2005 Out on a Limb Simon
2008 Le petit mort Promoter Short by Jason Merrells
2016 The Comedian's Guide to Survival Adam


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