Latest New Tricks Stories

2008-08-05 00:00:21

A Series about cantankerous former coppers dragged out of retirement to tackle unsolved crimes may not sound like a formula for ratings gold, but New Tricks has proved to be one of the BBC's most consistently popular dramas and it's now ambling back for a fifth series.

2008-07-29 15:00:49

By DAVID BELCHER NEW TRICKS BBC1, 9pm CAN'T READ, CAN'T WRITE Channel 4, 9pm AS I atrophy ever more certainly into a terminal state of worthless codgerdom, there's been increasing comfort in watching New Tricks.

2008-07-08 09:00:42

By Brian Viner Last Night's TV ALESHA: LOOK BUT DON'T TOUCH BBC3 NEW TRICKS BBC1 CHINESE FOOD MADE EASY BBC2 On Desert Island Discs a few weeks back, the cartoonist Posy Simmonds recalled that when she was a girl her father had given her an enormous chest, full of paper.

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.