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"Ashes to Ashes" Episode #1.6 (2008)

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Ashley Pharoah (co-creator) &
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Original Air Date:
13 March 2008 (Season 1, Episode 6)
Alex thinks she's close to death and has to keep her brain alive by solving the case: a raid at a Post Office... See more » | Add synopsis »
User Reviews:
Story good, Imagery glorious See more (1 total) »


 (Episode Cast) (in credits order) (complete, awaiting verification)

Episode Crew
Directed by
Catherine Morshead 
Writing credits
Ashley Pharoah (co-creator) &
Matthew Graham (co-creator)

Mick Ford (written by)

Produced by
Simon Crawford Collins .... executive producer
Helga Dowie .... line producer
Jane Featherstone .... executive producer
Matthew Graham .... executive producer
Beth Willis .... producer
Original Music by
Edmund Butt 
Cinematography by
Simon Archer (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Jonathan Amos 
Casting by
Toby Whale 
Production Design by
Stevie Herbert 
Art Direction by
Pilar Foy 
Costume Design by
Rosie Hackett 
Makeup Department
Renata Gilbert .... makeup artist
Christine Greenwood .... make-up and hair designer
Sian Miller .... makeup artist (as Sian Turner)
Luisa Ridge .... make-up assistant
Production Management
Harry Panter .... unit manager
Jessica Rundle .... post-production supervisor (as Jess Rundle)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Thomas Alibone .... third assistant director
Lynsey Muir .... second assistant director
Radford Neville .... first assistant director
Art Department
Andrew Barden .... stand-by props (as Andy Barden)
Liam Collins .... stand-by props
Jolanta Damski .... graphic designer
Emma Godwin .... production buyer
Laurie Griffiths .... stand-by carpenter
Ray Holt .... props master
Neil McAllister .... stand-by art director
Paul Michel .... prop hand
Steve Westley .... prop hand
Sound Department
Joanna Andrews .... sound assistant
James Feltham .... re-recording mixer
Michael Fentum .... dialogue editor
John Hughes .... sound recordist
Tim Partridge .... boom operator
Julian Slater .... effects editor
Special Effects by
Ed Smith .... special effects
Graham Aikman .... special effects (uncredited)
Bernard Newton .... special effects technician (uncredited)
Visual Effects by
Simon Blackledge .... visual effects artist (uncredited)
William Chetwynd .... visual effects artist (uncredited)
Matt Wood .... visual effects supervisor (uncredited)
Gary Arthurs .... stunt performer
Andy Bradford .... stunt coordinator
Stephanie Carey .... stunt performer
Stuart Clark .... stunt performer
Gary Hoptrough .... stunt performer
Rob Hunt .... stunt performer
Crispin Layfield .... stunt coordinator
Derek Lea .... stunt performer
Andy Wareham .... stunt performer
Peter White .... stunt performer
Camera and Electrical Department
Ian Adrian .... camera operator
Andy Bell .... best boy
Tom Harding .... focus puller (as Thomas Harding)
Dave Moore .... electrician (as David Moore)
Ricky Payne .... electrician
Eddie Sansom .... rigger
Erin Stevens .... clapper loader
Ben Suter .... electrician
Magdalene Symonowicz .... camera assistant
Darren Vincent .... clapper loader
John Walker .... gaffer
Paul Worley .... grip
Angus Muir .... still photographer (uncredited)
Casting Department
Anna Cooper .... casting assistant (uncredited)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Margie Fortune .... assistant costume designer
Oliver Southall .... costume assistant
Joanna Wright .... costume supervisor
Mariem Bey .... costume trainee (uncredited)
Editorial Department
Nigel Bunyan .... assistant editor
Scott Hinchcliffe .... on-line editor
Jet Omoshebi .... colorist
William Chetwynd .... conform editor (uncredited)
Music Department
Lee Harris .... music advisor (as Blind Beggar)
Toby Wood .... music score recording engineer (uncredited)
Transportation Department
Mark Beeton .... unit driver (uncredited)
Simon Dennis .... unit driver (uncredited)
Ben Dillon .... picture car coordinator (uncredited)
John Doran .... unit driver (uncredited)
Brian Kelly .... unit driver (uncredited)
Darren Leen .... driver: Philip Glenister (uncredited)
Other crew
Jon Baker .... armorer supervisor
Sam Baker .... production coordinator
Alison Barnett .... production executive: Kudos
Clive Blake .... police advisor
Russell Dewulff Booth .... production assistant
Sarah Carswell .... production secretary
Alex Chapman .... assistant accountant
Anna Ferguson .... script editor
Keith Gausden .... police advisor
Antonia Grant .... location manager
Chris Judd .... floor runner
Julie Scott .... production executive: BBC
Jayne Spooner .... script supervisor
Simon Windsor .... production accountant
Crew believed to be complete

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Additional Details

56 min | Germany:52 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.78 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:

Did You Know?

Anachronisms: The song "Golden Brown" by The Stranglers is played toward the end of the episode; however, this song was not released in England until January 1982.See more »
Chas Cale:Gene Hunt, my lovely wife Joan.
Joan Cale:You must have made an impression, Mr Hunt. He never usually remembers names.
Chas Cale:Well it's easy. In fact it rhymes with my favourite word. We used to call him Hunt the...
Chas Cale:Yes thankyou Chas.
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Movie Connections:
References Taxi Driver (1976)See more »
Kids In AmericaSee more »


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Story good, Imagery glorious, 9 August 2015
Author: Paul Evans from Swansea, United Kingdom

*** This review may contain spoilers ***

It starts off with a raid at a Post Office, a Deniro impression is remembered by shopkeeper Mr Chaterjee. Gene's hunch leads him to Chas Cale. You know you're going to be alright watching a TV show when you see Phil Davies, now's perhaps not the right time to go into just exactly how utterly superb he is, sadly he is dreadfully underused here, with only a minor role. We see Chris trying to make his move on Shaz, Ray's clear jealousy is very funny. Gene has a wonderful moment of frustration when Alex uses his beloved and stunning Audi Quattro, what a seriously gorgeous car that was, very iconic. Alex senses that she's close to dying, falling, getting cold etc, and childhood memories of her doing her rubix cube, get her thinking she should never give up, and by solving the case she will save herself. Young actor Asa Butterfield is excellent, easy to see why he's getting lots of work, great young actor. It features some wonderful imagery, Gene shooting the restaurant window, and Alex falling through her duvet.

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