Amanda Redman has announced she will be leaving the long running BBC crime drama in 2013 after nearly ten series. The drama has pulled in huge figures for the BBC and was recently given two more series that would keep it on our screens till 2014.
Amanda, who plays Detective Superintendent Sandra Pullman, will quit the show next year after filming eight more episodes.
She told the Daily Mirror: ‘I love New Tricks and I have loved playing Sandra – I’ve got some gritty plot lines – but I feel I have to try something new.’
It was also recently announced that fellow cast member James Bolam would leave the show at the start of the ninth series which will hit our screens on Monday 27th August.