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New Tricks

  • 2015
  • Season 12
  • 10 episodes
  • Drama

Summary

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

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Episode 8: Lottery Curse

Summary

A skeleton uncovered in the foundations of a swimming pool is identified as a young lottery winner named Cheryl, who was reported missing 17 years ago. The prime suspects are her fellow quiz team-mates, who won their lucky windfall as part of a syndicate, and while some have put their money to good use, the victim's boyfriend has fallen on hard times and the media remain convinced he is the key to her murder. As allegations of affairs, fights and betrayal begin to surface, the team is left to ponder whether money really is the root of all evil.
Recommended

Review

Rating: 3 out of 5.

It seems that winning the lottery isn’t necessarily the answer to your dreams. Cheryl disappeared shortly after her syndicate won a small fortune. Years later the remains of her body are suddenly found buried under what was going to be a swimming pool at the house she shared with her husband. He’s subsequently fallen on hard times, but as none of the other winners are especially happy either, it begs the question: who killed her?

Other than a mildly amusing attempt by the old detectives to set Sasha up with an attractive forensic botanist, this episode thankfully concentrates on the case in hand.

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Credits

Cast

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Steve McAndrewDenis Lawson
Danny GriffinNicholas Lyndhurst
Sasha MillerTamzin Outhwaite
Ted CaseLarry Lamb
TerryJack Deam
Fiona KennedyTracy-Ann Oberman
Craig BenthamDerek Riddell
EleanorAmanda Root
Lizzie BenthamAdie Allen
Gareth ClarkeHenry Garrett
AdamGlen Wallace
CherylLucy Thackeray

Crew

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DirectorSarah O'Gorman
Executive producerMyar Craig-Brown
ProducerHuw Kennair-Jones
WriterPaul Farrell

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  • Episode 8

    Lottery Curse

    - , Alibi

    Summary

    A skeleton uncovered in the foundations of a swimming pool is identified as a young lottery winner named Cheryl, who was reported missing 17 years ago. The prime suspects are her fellow quiz team-mates, who won their lucky windfall as part of a syndicate, and while some have put their money to good use, the victim's boyfriend has fallen on hard times and the media remain convinced he is the key to her murder. As allegations of affairs, fights and betrayal begin to surface, the team is left to ponder whether money really is the root of all evil.
    Recommended

    Review

    Rating: 3 out of 5.

    It seems that winning the lottery isn’t necessarily the answer to your dreams. Cheryl disappeared shortly after her syndicate won a small fortune. Years later the remains of her body are suddenly found buried under what was going to be a swimming pool at the house she shared with her husband. He’s subsequently fallen on hard times, but as none of the other winners are especially happy either, it begs the question: who killed her?

    Other than a mildly amusing attempt by the old detectives to set Sasha up with an attractive forensic botanist, this episode thankfully concentrates on the case in hand.

    How to watch

    Loading

    Streaming

    Details

    Formats
    Colour | HD | SUB | WIDE | AD

    Credits

    Cast

    rolename
    Steve McAndrewDenis Lawson
    Danny GriffinNicholas Lyndhurst
    Sasha MillerTamzin Outhwaite
    Ted CaseLarry Lamb
    TerryJack Deam
    Fiona KennedyTracy-Ann Oberman
    Craig BenthamDerek Riddell
    EleanorAmanda Root
    Lizzie BenthamAdie Allen
    Gareth ClarkeHenry Garrett
    AdamGlen Wallace
    CherylLucy Thackeray

    Crew

    rolename
    DirectorSarah O'Gorman
    Executive producerMyar Craig-Brown
    ProducerHuw Kennair-Jones
    WriterPaul Farrell

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