LONDON: Alun Armstrong has revealed he gets letters from New Tricks fans asking for advice to deal with their husbands. The 67-year-old actor plays Brian Lane, a socially inept and eccentric recovering alcoholic with obsessive-compulsive personality disorder in the BBC One detective show. Alun told the TV Times: "The reaction to Brian has been fantastic - people love him. "For years I've been getting letters from women who identify with his other half, Esther. They say, 'My husband's exactly like Brian Lane, can you give me any advice?'–BF