Well, you can't stay here forever. You're afraid to leave, that's your problem. You're comfortable, Sandra, never get comfortable.
Jack Halford, The One That Got Away
The One That Got Away
The One That Got Away
Series 10, Episode 8
Air date 17 September 2013
Written by Julian Simpson
Directed by Andy Hay
Episode guide
Things Can Only Get Better

The One That Got Away was the eighth episode of the tenth series of New Tricks. It was the final episode to feature Sandra Pullman, played by Amanda Redman. It is also notable that Jack Halford, played by James Bolam, returned as a ghost cameo.


Official BBC Synopsis
Pullman seizes the chance to solve a murder that she believes is linked to her first ever case, and the team start putting together a jigsaw puzzle of suspects from a photograph taken in a London park in the 90s. Eventually faced with increasing pressure to hand over the investigation, Sandra makes a huge decision, which is going to change UCOS forever.


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Sourced directly from episode's credit sequence and BBC website.



  • Directed by Andy Hay
  • 1st Assistant Director - Fletcher Rodley
  • 2nd Assistant Director - Alex Kaye-Besley
  • 3rd Assistant Director - Charles Curran
  • Floor Runner - Andrew Heard
  • Director of Photography - Peter Sinclair
  • Casting Director - Julia Duff CDG
  • Casting Assistant - Sacha Green

Production Department

  • Executive Producer (Wall to Wall) - Richard Burrell
  • Executive Producer (BBC) - Polly Hill
  • Line Producer - Ian Scaife
  • Producer - Tom Mullens
  • Associate Producer - Roy Mitchell
  • Production Coordinator - Catherine Golding
  • Assistant Production Coordinator - Ben Pearce
  • Production Runner - James Grant
  • Series Financial Controller - Alan Gavin
  • Assistant Production Accountant - Gareth Brock
  • Publicity - Amanda Console


  • Series Location Manager - Susannah Booker
  • Location Manager - Adam Betterton
  • Unit Manager - Rachel Hyde
  • Unit Manager - Joanna Warne

Camera and Electrical Department


  • Focus Puller - Alex Howe
  • Clapper Loader - Jackson Taylor
  • Camera Trainee - George French
  • Camera Grip - Terry Pate


  • Gaffer - Joe Judge
  • Best Boy - David Bourke
  • Electrician - Tom Hyde
  • Electrician - John Powell

Sound Department

  • Sound Mixer - Simon Bishop
  • Sound Maintenance Engineer - Jason Bennett
  • Sound Trainee - Christine Sequin Dores

Art Department

  • Art Director - James Price
  • Standby Art Director - Sarah Paddison
  • Props Buyer - Hannah Evans
  • Graphic Designer - Sophie Powell
  • Art Department Assistant - Alicia Martin
  • Props Master - Colin Bradbury
  • Standby Props - Kenny Palmer
  • Props Handler - Simon Bradbury-Philip
  • Props Handler - Max Grant
  • Props Handler - Doug Irvine
  • Standby Carpenter - Andrew Smith


  • Stunt Co-ordinator - Derek Lea

Costume Department

  • Costume Designer - Eleanor Baker
  • Costume Supervisor - Tess Raggett
  • Costume Standby - Billy Haynes
  • Costume Trainee - Fay Roxburgh
  • Make-Up/Hair Designer - Pat Hay
  • Make-Up/Hair Artist - Iain Guthrie
  • Make-Up/Hair Artist - David Watkin
  • Make-Up Trainee - Charlie Mileham

Editing Department

  • Series Script Editor - Rosalie Carew
  • Script Supervisor - Victoria Pike
  • Assistant Editor - Conor Mackey
  • Dubbing Mixer - Billy Mahoney
  • Dialogue Editor - Roger Dobson
  • Effects Editor - Arran Mahoney
  • Colourist - Gareth Spensley
  • Online Editor - Nick Anderson
  • Editor - Dominic Strevens


  • Composed by Warren Bennett
  • "It's Alright" - Written by Mike Moran, Sung by Dennis Waterman


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