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Robert's newest incarnation is Albert Stroller, a veteran of the long con who is charged with picking the right targets for his team of defrauders -who make their money from elaborate and ingenious scams in the BBC's new super-slick drama, Hustle.
Emma (Kelly Adams) and Sean Kennedy (Matt Di Angelo) join the team, and Mickey (Adrian Lester, above) introduces them to the long con, targeting two ruthless businessmen.
Ash has changed his tactics and is off the long con market, Albert is in jail, while the others are trying their luck in America.
THE ethical con merchants continue the new series with style, and the additions of the long con element and the celebrity guest appearance are keeping it fresh.
Adrian Lester is Mickey Bricks, the best con artist in the business and the only one still attempting the long con.
Mickey Stone, master of the long con, is back after a two-year stint in prison and is intent on pulling his old gang Ash, Stacie and Albert back together for one final score.
The quick scams and long cons unspool in a labyrinthian-and-semi-comedic fashion that recalls, at its wittiest, a literary equivalent of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels.