By Any Means: Episode 5.

Previously on By Any Means: Episode 4. Well. After an interested reader has found their way to this blog by Googling, quote, “by any means is crap,” unquote, I might as well point out that I did not actually use those words in conjunction and in the right order. However, I might also point out […]

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By Any Means: Episode 4.

Previously on By Any Means: Episode 3. As the stakes of the game are raised, this is the one where everything goes wrong. After two police officers were unjustly thrown out of the Met after dear Mr and Mrs Walker brought disciplinary charges of harassment down on their heads, Helen does that thing she does […]

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By Any Means: Episode 2.

Previously on By Any Means: Episode 1. As often happens, pilot episodes are either exactly what you can expect from the show, or pretty much the exact opposite. If, after last week’s debut, you expected dodgy dialogue and slightly wooden acting — this isn’t it, thank goodness.

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By Any Means: Episode 1.

Love Spooks? Love law enforcement officers in a grey area doing things they probably shouldn’t, working beyond the police, but with blessing of the ‘royal we’? Love Hustle? Love a good con pulled by smart grifters operating outside the rules? Tony Jordan, who co-created not only Hustle, but also Life on Mars, has presented the audience with an — […]

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