Rosie Perez should be on TV a lot more, Jack Whitehall should be on TV a lot less. So where does that leave us when it comes to Bounty Hunters, the new Sky1 comedy-drama that co-stars this unlikely pair? Whitehall (who co-wrote the script with his Bad Education collaborator, Freddy Syborn) stars as Barnaby Walker, a PhD student from Wimbledon who, in common with all Whitehall characters, leads a pleasantly posh existence until disaster strikes. When his dad (Robert Lindsay) is rendered comatose by a mysterious fall, Barnaby must assume responsibility not only for the family’s antiques-dealing business, but also for a pair of statues looted from Syria and a £50,000 hole in the shop’s accounts.
Apparently, Wimbledon wimps benefit