Since the criminals target the rich and greedy the viewer is encouraged
to join in the fun. However not all their best laid plans always
go as they expect them to. In the UK, the British show was hyped
up in a big way before it went on air last year on BBC One. There
were lots of trailer activities as well as ads on television, print
Talking about the different characters Hustle's script editor
Karen Wilson said, "Stone is in a class all his own. He is
out of prison, and keen to get back in the game. His old team-mates
have been busy while he's been inside. Ash has been doing the flop,
Stacie the dip and Albert's just continued being Albert.
"However Stone wants them back together. This will be his
last score before he retires. So it's important he has the right
team. This crew is not about conning little old ladies out of their
pension - they're strictly major league."