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New Tricks

  • 2014
  • Season 11
  • 10 episodes
  • Drama

Summary

Police drama series with Denis Lawson, Nicholas Lyndhurst, Tamzin Outhwaite and Dennis Waterman

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Episode 4: Ghosts

Summary

A 79-year-old woman with dementia runs away from her care home and turns up at a south London police station to report a murder - sparking a reinvestigation into the mysterious disappearance of her police officer husband in 1956. The official report says that he fell into the river after one too many beers - but what secrets was this seemingly straight-as-a die old-fashioned bobby keeping? Meanwhile, Steve's son is arrested for buying weed, bringing the retired cop face to face with his ex-wife - a woman he hasn't seen in 10 years. Tamzin Outhwaite and Denis Lawson star, with a guest appearance from Julie Graham.

Review

A star rating of 4 out of 5.

New Tricks just loves to poke fun at its ageing coppers so, like Danny, you too may relish the moment a horrified Gerry is mistaken for a new resident at an old people’s home. They’re following up a murder report made by 79-year-old Nancy, whose police officer husband disappeared in 1956. As she has dementia, her moments of lucidity are intermittent.

But while they’re chasing tiny wisps of information about a man who “makes Dixon of Dock Green look like Tony Soprano”, Steve (Denis Lawson) comes face to face with his ex-wife Tricia (Julie Graham). He’s not seen her for ten years. Clearly he’d be happy not to see her again for another ten.

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Credits

Cast

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Steve McAndrewDenis Lawson
Danny GriffinNicholas Lyndhurst
DCI Sasha MillerTamzin Outhwaite
Gerry StandingDennis Waterman
Nancy EvansAnn Firbank
EmmaEmily Taafe
Harry PageLouis Mahoney
Tricia McAndrewJulie Graham
PeggyGeorgine Anderson
Jimmy HargreavesSamuel Taylor
Terry HargreavesJasper Jacob
Stewie McAndrewKeith Ramsay
HannahKatherine Jakeways
Young NancyEmma Ballantine
Young PeggyRuby Thompson
Young TerryArthur Shuttleworth
Police officerLucy Ellinson

Crew

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DirectorPhilip John
Executive producerRichard Burrell
Series producerTom Mullens
WriterMatt Evans

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  • Episode 4

    Ghosts

    Summary

    A 79-year-old woman with dementia runs away from her care home and turns up at a south London police station to report a murder - sparking a reinvestigation into the mysterious disappearance of her police officer husband in 1956. The official report says that he fell into the river after one too many beers - but what secrets was this seemingly straight-as-a die old-fashioned bobby keeping? Meanwhile, Steve's son is arrested for buying weed, bringing the retired cop face to face with his ex-wife - a woman he hasn't seen in 10 years. Tamzin Outhwaite and Denis Lawson star, with a guest appearance from Julie Graham.

    Review

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.

    New Tricks just loves to poke fun at its ageing coppers so, like Danny, you too may relish the moment a horrified Gerry is mistaken for a new resident at an old people’s home. They’re following up a murder report made by 79-year-old Nancy, whose police officer husband disappeared in 1956. As she has dementia, her moments of lucidity are intermittent.

    But while they’re chasing tiny wisps of information about a man who “makes Dixon of Dock Green look like Tony Soprano”, Steve (Denis Lawson) comes face to face with his ex-wife Tricia (Julie Graham). He’s not seen her for ten years. Clearly he’d be happy not to see her again for another ten.

    How to watch

    Next showing

    There are no live broadcasts scheduled for this show. But it is available via the streaming provider below.

    Streaming

    Details

    Formats
    Colour

    Credits

    Cast

    rolename
    Steve McAndrewDenis Lawson
    Danny GriffinNicholas Lyndhurst
    DCI Sasha MillerTamzin Outhwaite
    Gerry StandingDennis Waterman
    Nancy EvansAnn Firbank
    EmmaEmily Taafe
    Harry PageLouis Mahoney
    Tricia McAndrewJulie Graham
    PeggyGeorgine Anderson
    Jimmy HargreavesSamuel Taylor
    Terry HargreavesJasper Jacob
    Stewie McAndrewKeith Ramsay
    HannahKatherine Jakeways
    Young NancyEmma Ballantine
    Young PeggyRuby Thompson
    Young TerryArthur Shuttleworth
    Police officerLucy Ellinson

    Crew

    rolename
    DirectorPhilip John
    Executive producerRichard Burrell
    Series producerTom Mullens
    WriterMatt Evans

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