Product Information of New Tricks Seasons 1-8 DVD
Actors: Alun Armstrong, Dennis Waterman, James Bolam
Format: Multiple Formats, Box set, Color, Subtitled, Widescreen, NTSC
Region: Region Free
Aspect Ratio: 1.77:1
Rated: NR (Not Rated)
Studio: Acorn Media
DVD Release Date: 2014
Summary of New Tricks Seasons 1-8 DVD Box Set
When a series of guns are discovered in a diving operation, the team open the case of a murdered policewoman when it is revealed that one gun, amongst a series of replicas, is the weapon that was used to kill her. The team suspect that a stalker, who was seen in the area at the time, is responsible for the killing, but when DNA evidence reveals that the same gun was used in an armed robbery six months previously, a web of lies involving a faked robbery and a gang of money laundering thieves is exposed.
Probate assessor Elise Allen asks the team to find the rightful owner of a large uncut red diamond. It is discovered that the rare jewel, which is found to be worth around £15 million pounds, belonged to John Newman, a banker who died under suspicious circumstances in 1982.
The vicious criminal Chopper Hadley returns to England to bury his father. Jack is viciously intimidated after being tricked into attending the funeral. Brian is sent undercover with a green officer to investigate Hadley.
When graffiti appears around London by an unknown person claiming to have murdered a celebrated street artist, the team reopens the four-year-old case. Originally part of a gang, the victim went solo when he received support from a wealthy art patron, leaving the detectives suspicious of his resentful former crew members. Meanwhile, Brian signs up to a social networking site called Twitter, he called himself 'Topcop999' to chart the gritty life of a lawman, much to his colleagues' displeasure.
In 2009 market trader Kathy Green died after drinking drugged coffee. The UCOS team suspects, but cannot prove a link with Anthony Gunnell, a man who raped women after doping them with coffee from his refreshment van. They learn that Kathy had an illegitimate daughter who was adopted and whose attempted reconciliation with her mother went badly.