Petty thieves Bex and Ollie are content with being small time crooks, they shy away from any big jobs and abhor violence. Their girlfriends are in the dark about what how the boys make their living. This BBC series is based on the Danny King novel The Burglar Diaries.
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.
When Mel is kept awake by a neighbor's burglar alarm going off, she asks Bex to go over and fix the problem.
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.
Detective Haynes finally thinks he has enough evidence to arrest Bex and Ollie. Can they rely on a clever lawyer to get them free?
When a bad-boy football star tosses Mel's young cousin's bicycle into the river, she asks Bex and Ollie to persuade him to make an apology.