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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 4: The Little Brother

Summary

While Brian spends time at home making peace with himself over his dismissal, he agrees to help Esther's friend Margaret find her missing brother Peter, in the interest of keeping his mind active. Peter was the accountant of a man who has gone to prison for the murder of his wife, so Brian visits the convict hoping he will be able to assist. However, his investigation begins to encroach on the Ucos team's efforts to track down a conman who may be connected to several outstanding cases. With Rosalind Ayres and Art Malik.

Review

Rating: 3 out of 5.

An even more lugubrious than usual Brian (Alun Armstrong) is walking his dog and trying to make the best of all of his newfound free time. But it’s not long before crime is on his mind once more when a book-group friend of Esther’s begs for his help. She wants to find her accountant brother, who went missing six years ago in very murky circumstances.

It’s a laboriously complicated story, packed with the names of people we never meet. In fact, halfway through, Brian conveniently asks his wife Esther to give him a brisk run-through of the story so far. Maybe someone else was feeling confused, too. Soon all the Tricksters wade in – even Esther (Susan Jameson) has a crime-fighting moment.

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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
Esther LaneSusan Jameson
Margaret KirbyRosalind Ayres
Jonathan EpsteinArt Malik
Maxine WilsonSarah Vevers
Peter SaleJohn Labanowski

Crew

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DirectorMetin Huseyin
ProducerTom Mullens
WriterJulian Simpson

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  • Episode 4

    The Little Brother

    Summary

    While Brian spends time at home making peace with himself over his dismissal, he agrees to help Esther's friend Margaret find her missing brother Peter, in the interest of keeping his mind active. Peter was the accountant of a man who has gone to prison for the murder of his wife, so Brian visits the convict hoping he will be able to assist. However, his investigation begins to encroach on the Ucos team's efforts to track down a conman who may be connected to several outstanding cases. With Rosalind Ayres and Art Malik.

    Review

    Rating: 3 out of 5.

    An even more lugubrious than usual Brian (Alun Armstrong) is walking his dog and trying to make the best of all of his newfound free time. But it’s not long before crime is on his mind once more when a book-group friend of Esther’s begs for his help. She wants to find her accountant brother, who went missing six years ago in very murky circumstances.

    It’s a laboriously complicated story, packed with the names of people we never meet. In fact, halfway through, Brian conveniently asks his wife Esther to give him a brisk run-through of the story so far. Maybe someone else was feeling confused, too. Soon all the Tricksters wade in – even Esther (Susan Jameson) has a crime-fighting moment.

    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
    Esther LaneSusan Jameson
    Margaret KirbyRosalind Ayres
    Jonathan EpsteinArt Malik
    Maxine WilsonSarah Vevers
    Peter SaleJohn Labanowski

    Crew

    rolename
    DirectorMetin Huseyin
    ProducerTom Mullens
    WriterJulian Simpson

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