A motley group of London con artists pulls off a series of daring and intricate stings.

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Robert Glenister ...  Ash Morgan 48 episodes, 2004-2012
Robert Vaughn ...  Albert Stroller 48 episodes, 2004-2012
Rob Jarvis ...  Eddie 47 episodes, 2004-2012
Adrian Lester ...  Mickey Stone 42 episodes, 2004-2012
Marc Warren ...  Danny Blue 25 episodes, 2004-2012
Jaime Murray ...  Stacie Monroe 25 episodes, 2004-2012
Matt Di Angelo ...  Sean Kennedy 24 episodes, 2009-2012
Kelly Adams ...  Emma Kennedy 24 episodes, 2009-2012
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Storyline

The story of a group of elite con artists, who each week pull off a complicated scam with several twists. Mickey is the group's leader, who comes up with the plans. Albert is a veteran con man who in his later years is a "roper," searching out suitable victims and introducing them to his cohorts. Ash comes up with all the locations and equipment needed for the cons. Stacie steps in whenever she needs to use her feminine wiles. The group is rounded off by Danny, a young amateur grifter who Mickey takes under his wing. Written by rmlohner

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English

Release Date:

14 January 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Bharat Nalluri conceived the idea for the series in 2002 while filming the first season of Spooks (2002). He then pitched the concept to Jane Featherstone, Managing Director of Kudos Film & Television which was the production company behind Spooks, in the back of a taxi while returning from a day's filming. Intrigued by the idea, Featherstone recruited Tony Jordan to develop it into a workable proposal. See more »

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Mickey 'Bricks' Stone: Albert, what the hell were you doing in a church today?
Albert Stroller: Gil Stewart died this afternoon. I was there at the end.
Mickey 'Bricks' Stone: Oh God, I'm so sorry Albert. You two were like brothers.
Albert Stroller: We worked Vegas together. That man was made for bright lights. Poor bastard - died of a stroke in a dental surgery.
Mickey 'Bricks' Stone: Well, someone should sue them.
Albert Stroller: Aye, he was pretending to be the dentist.
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A Breath of Fresh Air For Television Viewers
15 January 2006 | by BoyFromOzSee all my reviews

After only two episodes on AMC, this spunky show has already added itself to my must-see TV list. This innovative BBC show, created by Tony Jordan follows the charmingly malevolent capers of five con artists in swanky modern London. The rogues gallery includes Mickey "Bricks" Stone (Adrian Lester), a charming debonair "inside man" who has never missed on a con, with a perfect record of 49 successful jobs, before being jailed on an unrelated charge. Now he's back on the streets and ready to get to work again, calling together the rest of the team. The other team members include Albert Stroller (Robert Vaughn) a charismatic older con man who serves as a mentor to the young group, Ash Morgan (Robert Glenister) the quirky, yet charming technogeek who is to Hustle as "Q" is to James Bond, Stacie Munroe (Jaime Murray) the alluring female component that is necessary for every caper, and newbie Danny Blue (Marc Warren) a sarcastically charming down and out master of the short con who learns of Mickey Stone and his infamous team through a mutual friend. The acting is terrific, and each team member works to make the ensemble a cohesive and chemistry rich whole. Not to mention a jazzy, eclectic atmosphere which exudes a neo-1920s-esque level of cool. With hip jazz infused music, elegant and suave art direction and scripts that crackle with wit, HUSTLE proves to be an enrapturing and entertaining instant hit!


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