James Bolam quits New Tricks

New TricksJames Bolam has quit BBC One drama New Tricks.

The BBC recently re-commissioned the ever popular New Tricks for two further seasons following the success of its recent outing on BBC One. However, it now seems that those two new seasons will be without the actor James Bolam who has reportedly quit the detective drama.

“James Bolam is not doing another series of New Tricks” – The actor’s agent

The series’ executive producer Richard Burrell revealed that talks are taking place with the actor over a possible guest appearance in the next series. It is still expected that Bolam’s co-stars Amanda Redman, Dennis Waterman and Alun Armstrong will return for the new seasons.