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New Tricks

  • 2013
  • Season 10
  • 10 episodes
  • Drama

Summary

Police drama series with Alun Armstrong, Denis Lawson, Amanda Redman & Dennis Waterman.

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Episode 3: The Sins of the Father

Summary

The team reopens the 16-year-old case of an infamous getaway driver convicted of murdering his wife when new evidence suggests it could have been a miscarriage of justice. But Gerry, who was on the original investigation, refuses to believe the prisoner is anything but guilty. Meanwhile, Brian is in a reflective mood, convinced his days at Ucos are numbered after his actions against former police commander Embleton. Alun Armstrong, Dennis Waterman and Denis Lawson star as the veteran coppers, with Amanda Redman as their boss.

Review

Rating: 3 out of 5.

Brian Lane’s life is in a mess. Professionally he’s detonated a timebomb that will end his career (secretly taping a Met police commander’s confession about a dead prisoner) and personally he has a son who wants nothing to do with his unreliable dad.

As life outside UCOS looks a distinct possibility, Brian (Alun Armstrong) has to take stock – what will he do with himself if he’s no longer one of the New Tricksters? There’s still a case to solve, but it could be Brian’s swansong. A man jailed 16 years ago for murdering his wife is freed and Gerry (Dennis Waterman), who worked on the original investigation, is furious, feeling that his reputation as a good copper is on the line. He knows he got the right man all of those years ago. Prepare to be rocked when Gerry does a Tommy Cooper impression. It’s terrible.

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Cast

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Brian LaneAlun Armstrong
Steve McAndrewDenis Lawson
Sandra PullmanAmanda Redman
Gerry StandingDennis Waterman
DAC Robert StricklandAnthony Calf
Scott BunceGerard Horan
Esther LaneSusan Jameson
Lizzie BunceGeorgina Rich
DCI Michael FlemmingKevin Pallister
Murray BlakerMichael Fitzgerald
Mark LaneJames Schlesinger
Steffan KingJimmy Gallagher

Crew

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DirectorMetin Huseyin
ProducerTom Mullens
WriterMichael Crompton

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  • Episode 3

    The Sins of the Father

    Summary

    The team reopens the 16-year-old case of an infamous getaway driver convicted of murdering his wife when new evidence suggests it could have been a miscarriage of justice. But Gerry, who was on the original investigation, refuses to believe the prisoner is anything but guilty. Meanwhile, Brian is in a reflective mood, convinced his days at Ucos are numbered after his actions against former police commander Embleton. Alun Armstrong, Dennis Waterman and Denis Lawson star as the veteran coppers, with Amanda Redman as their boss.

    Review

    Rating: 3 out of 5.

    Brian Lane’s life is in a mess. Professionally he’s detonated a timebomb that will end his career (secretly taping a Met police commander’s confession about a dead prisoner) and personally he has a son who wants nothing to do with his unreliable dad.

    As life outside UCOS looks a distinct possibility, Brian (Alun Armstrong) has to take stock – what will he do with himself if he’s no longer one of the New Tricksters? There’s still a case to solve, but it could be Brian’s swansong. A man jailed 16 years ago for murdering his wife is freed and Gerry (Dennis Waterman), who worked on the original investigation, is furious, feeling that his reputation as a good copper is on the line. He knows he got the right man all of those years ago. Prepare to be rocked when Gerry does a Tommy Cooper impression. It’s terrible.

    How to watch

    Loading

    Streaming

    Details

    Formats
    Colour

    Credits

    Cast

    rolename
    Brian LaneAlun Armstrong
    Steve McAndrewDenis Lawson
    Sandra PullmanAmanda Redman
    Gerry StandingDennis Waterman
    DAC Robert StricklandAnthony Calf
    Scott BunceGerard Horan
    Esther LaneSusan Jameson
    Lizzie BunceGeorgina Rich
    DCI Michael FlemmingKevin Pallister
    Murray BlakerMichael Fitzgerald
    Mark LaneJames Schlesinger
    Steffan KingJimmy Gallagher

    Crew

    rolename
    DirectorMetin Huseyin
    ProducerTom Mullens
    WriterMichael Crompton

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