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Setting Out Your Stall
Series 8, Episode 4
Air date 25 July 2011
Written by Lisa Holdsworth
Directed by Kenny Glenaan
Episode guide
Lost In Translation
Moving Target

Setting Out Your Stall was the fourth episode of the eighth series of New Tricks.


In 2009 market trader Kathy Green died after drinking drugged coffee. The UCOS team suspects a link with Anthony Gunnell, a man who raped women after doping them with coffee from his refreshment van. As the team try and fail to pin Gunnell down, they learn that Kathy had an illegitimate daughter who was adopted and whose attempted reconciliation with her mother went badly.


  • This episode marked the final on-screen appearance of Sheila Hancock as Grace Pullman.