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.
Did You Know?
, 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
DCI Gene Hunt
When I need advice from a lobotomized Essex girl I'll ask for it, okay?