New Tricks

Series 6 - 8. Meat Is Murder

Meat Is Murder

About this programme

8/8. Gerry is forced to confront his past when the team reinvestigates the 33-year-old murder of a doctor whose body was found hanging from a meat hook on a butcher's stall at Smithfield Market. The butcher had gone missing on the same day, and since then the community has rallied to help his widow keep the business afloat. However, his recently discovered remains reveal a match to an unidentified person and lead to a shocking revelation for Sandra. Guest starring Ken Farrington, David Calder and Diana Quick, with Amanda Redman and Alun Armstrong.

Cast and crew


Brian Lane
Alun Armstrong
Jack Halford
James Bolam
Det Supt Sandra Pullman
Amanda Redman
Gerry Standing
Dennis Waterman
DAC Robert Strickland
Anthony Calf
Sid Lestade
David Calder
Barry Lestade
Christopher Fulford
David Snow
Ken Farrington
Tom Eldridge
Jo Stone-Fewings
Julia Eldridge
Diana Quick
Vernon Murnaghan
Michael Melia
Danny Paye
Tony Selby
Miranda Carson
Jan Harvey
Jean Bennett
Ellie Haddington
Paul Rees
Sam Cox
Leo Richardson
Care worker
Tom Turner


Martyn Friend
Keith Thompson
Roy Mitchell