Thieves Like Us is a six-part sitcom featuring a classic comic double act - Bex and Ollie, a couple of jobbing burglars. The lads make a living out of lifting stuff from factories, warehouses, offices and shops, and take work wherever they can find it.
Runtime: 30 minutes
Thieves Like Us - Thieves Like Us (TV series) - Netflix
Thieves Like Us is a six-part BBC Three sitcom which was first broadcast in 2007, based on the book The Burglar Diaries. It follows the lives of Bex and Ollie, a pair of burglars who make their living by burgling factories, warehouses, offices and shops, and take work wherever they can find it. It is written by The Burglar Diaries' author, Danny King; each episode lasts around 25 minutes. Cast
Thieves Like Us - Episode guide - Netflix
- The Warehouse Job First aired: 22 January 2007 Bex and Ollie have a warehouse burglary all set up for an eager client, but Bex's angry girlfriend Mel puts the entire enterprise in jeopardy. 2. The Alarm Job First aired: 29 January 2007 When Mel is kept awake by a neighbour's burglar alarm going off, she asks Bex to go over and fix the problem. 3. The Teapot Job First aired: 2/5/2007 When Bex and Ollie's fence is himself the victim of a burglary, he asks them to find the thieves and recover the valuable antique teapot that was stolen. 4. The Jackets Job First aired: 2/12/2007 Detective Haynes finally thinks he has enough evidence to arrest Bex and Ollie. Can they rely on a clever lawyer to get them free? 5. The Footballer Job First aired: 19 February 2007 When a bad-boy footballer tosses Mel's young cousin's bicycle into the river, she asks Bex and Ollie to persuade him to make an apology. 6. The Office Job First aired: 26 February 2007 Bex and Ollie have interviews for real jobs, albeit in telemarketing, but Ollie's girlfriend Mel is suspicious of their motives, especially when she discovers that the police are looking for the pair.