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New Tricks

  • 2012
  • Season 9
  • 10 episodes
  • Drama

Summary

Drama featuring an eccentric group of ex-police officers brought out of retirement to investigate unsolved crimes.

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Episode 4: The Girl Who Lived

Summary

Retired detective Steve McAndrew arrives from Glasgow to help reinvestigate one of his original cases when a missing girl's DNA is found at the scene of a petrol station robbery in Clapham, south London. It's clear that the inquiry is a very personal one for McAndrew, and although his personality rubs the team up the wrong way, his methods soon pay dividends. Denis Lawson stars.
Recommended

Review

A teenage girl disappeared after a university disco in Scotland in 2003 and, with no clues as to where or why she vanished, she was eventually presumed dead. But the obsessive investigating officer, DI Steve McAndrew (Denis Lawson), and the girl’s family never accepted that conclusion.

And it seems they were right, because nine years later traces of her blood are found after a London petrol station is robbed and Ucos is asked to join forces with the now retired McAndrew to solve the case.

Quite why Ucos is getting involved in what appears to be a missing person’s case is questionable, but actually this is just a way of introducing Jack’s replacement. Because have no doubt, even though McAndrew is unbelievably irritating (and incomprehensible to most of the team), he’s here to stay. With a taste for whisky, an eye for an attractive lady, an odd hobby (tumbler pigeons) and some dubious methods when it comes to police work, he should fit right in.

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Cast

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Brian LaneAlun Armstrong
Sandra PullmanAmanda Redman
Gerry StandingDennis Waterman
Steve McAndrewDenis Lawson
DAC Robert StricklandAnthony Calf
Ken WrightSean McGinley
Barry FlintDaniel Ryan
Georgia WrightMichelle Duncan
Samira PatelRadhika Aggarwal
Hayley WardDanielle Calvert
Rick RoddyDavid Kennedy
Sophie ThomasLetty Butler
CatherineJoanna Griffith
Catherine's daughterSeren White

Crew

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DirectorMatthew Evans
ProducerTom Mullens
WriterRoy Mitchell

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  • Episode 4

    The Girl Who Lived

    Summary

    Retired detective Steve McAndrew arrives from Glasgow to help reinvestigate one of his original cases when a missing girl's DNA is found at the scene of a petrol station robbery in Clapham, south London. It's clear that the inquiry is a very personal one for McAndrew, and although his personality rubs the team up the wrong way, his methods soon pay dividends. Denis Lawson stars.
    Recommended

    Review

    A teenage girl disappeared after a university disco in Scotland in 2003 and, with no clues as to where or why she vanished, she was eventually presumed dead. But the obsessive investigating officer, DI Steve McAndrew (Denis Lawson), and the girl’s family never accepted that conclusion.

    And it seems they were right, because nine years later traces of her blood are found after a London petrol station is robbed and Ucos is asked to join forces with the now retired McAndrew to solve the case.

    Quite why Ucos is getting involved in what appears to be a missing person’s case is questionable, but actually this is just a way of introducing Jack’s replacement. Because have no doubt, even though McAndrew is unbelievably irritating (and incomprehensible to most of the team), he’s here to stay. With a taste for whisky, an eye for an attractive lady, an odd hobby (tumbler pigeons) and some dubious methods when it comes to police work, he should fit right in.

    How to watch

    Loading

    Streaming

    Details

    Formats
    Colour

    Credits

    Cast

    rolename
    Brian LaneAlun Armstrong
    Sandra PullmanAmanda Redman
    Gerry StandingDennis Waterman
    Steve McAndrewDenis Lawson
    DAC Robert StricklandAnthony Calf
    Ken WrightSean McGinley
    Barry FlintDaniel Ryan
    Georgia WrightMichelle Duncan
    Samira PatelRadhika Aggarwal
    Hayley WardDanielle Calvert
    Rick RoddyDavid Kennedy
    Sophie ThomasLetty Butler
    CatherineJoanna Griffith
    Catherine's daughterSeren White

    Crew

    rolename
    DirectorMatthew Evans
    ProducerTom Mullens
    WriterRoy Mitchell

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