Tomb ra

There’s ac­tion, ad­ven­ture and ar­chae­ol­ogy in fun new series Hooten & The Lady.

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Hooten & The Lady Sea­son 1 Tues­days (from 13 De­cem­ber) ITV Choice (*123) 20:00

Find­ing myth­i­cal trea­sure is the name of the game in Hooten & The Lady (2016- cur­rent) and do­ing the hunt­ing is US tomb raider Ulysses Hooten (Michael Lan­des, Tom in sit­com Save Me, 2013) who’s out to make a quick buck with­out be­ing killed. Along for the ride is his posh part­ner-in- crime Lady Alex Lindo-Parker (Ophe­lia Lovi­bond, Kitty in drama series El­e­men­tary, 2012- cur­rent) from the Bri­tish Mu­seum. And while they’re worlds apart at the start, the pair quickly build a bond in the eight- episode sea­son 1.

“It felt like fun when I read the script,” says Michael. “There is this cheek­i­ness to it. They told me about Hooten’s back­story and I wasn’t sure it would come up, but by the end of the first episode, view­ers will see that a lot of his smart-ass-ness with Lady Alex is a cover for some­thing.” And while she doesn’t look like a stunt­mad ac­tress, Ophe­lia loved do­ing her own ac­tion moves. “The idea that

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