Money talks for Damian Lewis and Paul Giamatti. You don’t really need to know anything about hedge funds or banking to enjoy this slick, fast-paced drama, which is back for a second series tonight.

The game of cat and mouse between tenacious US attorney Chuck Rhoades (the reliably excellent Paul Giamatti) and charismatic billionaire Bobby ‘Ax’ Axelrod (Damian Lewis and his magnificent hair) is still in play, but after last season’s epic showdown the position of both men has shifted.

Chuck’s life is now in tatters, but a super-paranoid Ax is determined to inflict as much damage as he possibly can to get rid of his nemesis once and for all…