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Hustle

A BBC caper following a crafty outfit of grifters who target avaricious, morally bankrupt marks and specialize in "long cons" – extended deceptions which require greater commitment, but which return a higher reward.

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Sun., August 3, 2014
5:00 am
(60 minutes)

Conning the Artists  

The victim of a con kidnaps Eddie and holds him hostage. For the ransom, one of the gang must pay with his life, as each gets fed a piece of fish, one of which has been poisoned.

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Mon., August 4, 2014
4:00 pm
(60 minutes)

Price for Fame  

The gang targets a bar owner (Mel Smith) who smuggles in illegal aliens to work in his pub, and whose talentless son wants to become a hip-hop star. When their music-industry scam backfires, Ash must come up with an alternate plan. Linford Christie, Sara Cox.

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Tue., August 5, 2014
4:00 pm
(60 minutes)

The Henderson Challenge  

To settle who is better qualified to lead the team, Danny and Mickey compete to con the most money and valuables in six hours while naked in London.

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Tue., August 5, 2014
11:30 pm
(60 minutes)

Big Daddy Calling  

The stakes are high when the crew heads to Las Vegas, where they try to break into the world's highest-paying slot machine in the world's largest casino, which is run by the son of a former mobster.

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Wed., August 6, 2014
4:00 pm
(57 minutes)

Ties That Bind Us  

The grandson (Richard Chamberlain) of an infamous American con artist of the 19th century comes to London hoping to assemble a crew to knock off a bank that was responsible for his ancestor's financial downfall and death.

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Thu., August 7, 2014
4:00 pm
(60 minutes)

A Bollywood Dream  

A greedy sweatshop owner who has been taking advantage of the Asian community is targeted by the crew, who devise a con that centers on the man's passion for Bollywood films.

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Fri., August 8, 2014
4:00 pm
(60 minutes)

The Hustler's News of Today  

When a newspaper prints a scandalous---and untrue---story about Stacie's best friend, the crew goes after the paper's editor and the reporter who wrote the article. Paul Kaye, Kenneth Cranham.

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Sun., August 10, 2014
5:00 am
(60 minutes)

Big Daddy Calling  

The stakes are high when the crew heads to Las Vegas, where they try to break into the world's highest-paying slot machine in the world's largest casino, which is run by the son of a former mobster.

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Mon., August 11, 2014
4:00 pm
(60 minutes)

Law and Corruption  

A crooked cop (Ian Puleston-Davies) hauls the gang in on a trumped-up drug charge and forces them to help him catch a notorious, elusive thief (Paul Nicholls) who is planning to steal a priceless lost Hans Christian Andersen manuscript.

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Tue., August 12, 2014
4:00 pm
(60 minutes)

As One Flew Out, One Flew In  

With Mickey away, the crew heads to L.A., where Danny makes a bid to be the new leader. But it's all contingent on selling the Hollywood sign to a mark (Robert Wagner), a shady character who collects movie memorabilia.

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Tue., August 12, 2014
11:30 pm
(60 minutes)

Return of the Prodigal  

After a close call with Australian authorities, Mickey returns to London to find that even though Albert is behind bars, he still has a mark picked out: a hard-boiled young corporate exec and her assistant, whom they engage in an insider-trading scam.

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Wed., August 13, 2014
4:00 pm
(57 minutes)

Signing Up to Wealth  

The crew champs at the bit to scam an opportunistic porn baron (Jamie Foreman) by selling him a shady racehorse they claim is a Thoroughbred; Danny auditions new members for the team, and one stands out with his brashness and talent.

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Thu., August 14, 2014
4:00 pm
(60 minutes)

Getting Even  

The gang works a vintage con involving a rare bottle of wine when they go after the larcenous manager of a nursing home where Eddie's father lives.

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Fri., August 15, 2014
4:00 pm
(60 minutes)

A Designer's Paradise  

The gang has designs on a fashionista with a penchant for robbing charities, so Billy steps in to pass himself off as a hip new designer whose threads are the hottest in haute couture.