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
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Did You Know?
conceived the idea for the series in 2002 while filming the first season of MI-5
(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
Mickey 'Bricks' Stone
[repeated line, by various characters
You can't con an honest man.
Referenced in Hustle the Hard Way