It's the week of the Royal Wedding, and CID is under pressure to keep the streets quiet. Realising she is stuck here for now, Alex is desperate for escapism. She goes on a date with a ... See full summary »

Director:

Jonny Campbell

Writers:

Ashley Pharoah, Matthew Graham (creator) (co-writer) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Philip Glenister ... Gene Hunt
Keeley Hawes ... Alex Drake
Dean Andrews ... Ray Carling
Marshall Lancaster ... Chris Skelton
Montserrat Lombard ... Shaz Granger
Amelia Bullmore ... Caroline Price
Stephen Campbell Moore ... Evan White
Rupert Graves ... Danny Moore
Christopher Fairbank ... David Bonds
Stephen Wight ... George Bonds
Amelda Brown Amelda Brown ... Elaine Bonds
Joseph Long ... Luigi
Geff Francis Geff Francis ... Viv James
Andrew Clover Andrew Clover ... The Clown
Grace Vance Grace Vance ... Molly Drake
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Storyline

It's the week of the Royal Wedding, and CID is under pressure to keep the streets quiet. Realising she is stuck here for now, Alex is desperate for escapism. She goes on a date with a handsome Thatcherite and makes contact with her mother, Caroline. As bombs threaten to ruin Charles and Diana's big day, Gene needs Alex to stop being distracted and acknowledge this world has the power to hurt. Written by Ashley Pharaoh

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 February 2008 (UK) See more »

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Trivia

Steve Strange, who appears as himself, was in the music video for the David Bowie song "Ashes to Ashes" in 1980, which the series is named after. See more »

Quotes

DCI Gene Hunt: When I need advice from a lobotomized Essex girl I'll ask for it, okay?
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Soundtracks

Souvenir
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Written by Paul Humphreys and Martin Cooper
Performed by Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark
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