|Series 3: Episode 7|
|Written by:||Ashley Pharoah|
|Previous episode:||Series 3: Episode 6|
|Next episode:||Series 3: Episode 8|
The seventh episode of the third series of the British science fiction television series Ashes to Ashes which was first broadcast by BBC One on 14 May 2010.
Synopsis[edit | edit source]
DCI Jim Keats is wrapping up his report on DCI Gene Hunt and his team in CID, yet he continues to push Alex to do whatever she can to find out what really happened to Sam Tyler. Meanwhile, CID deal with a disturbance at an ANC illegal drinking den, which leads to a murder investigation, and forces Gene and Alex undercover, into a world of illegal immigration and terrorism, while his team falls apart around him.
Plot[edit | edit source]
Cast[edit | edit source]
- DCI Gene Hunt - Philip Glenister
- DI Alex Drake - Keeley Hawes
- DI Ray Carling - Dean Andrews
- DC Chris Skelton - Marshall Lancaster
- WPC Shaz Granger - Montserrat Lombard
- DCI Jim Keats - Daniel Mays
- Luigi - Joseph Long (final appearance)
- Tobias Ndbele - Lucian Msamati
- Tsitsi - Estella Daniels
- Anders de Villiers - Simon Kunz
- South African Man - Gabriel Fleary
- Pathologist -- Charlie Roe
Production[edit | edit source]
Music[edit | edit source]
- Abide With Me - Henry Francis Lyte
- Moses Mchunu - Qhwahilahle
- Men of Harlech - (Sung by Ray to the traditional tune, but using the lyrics from the 1964 movie Zulu) The original lyrics are about the seven-year siege of Harlech Castle in South Wales from 1401-1408, but the lyrics were altered for the film to reflect the conflict with the Zulus in Rorke's Drift in South Eastern Africa in 1879: "See their Spears are Gleaming" etc.
- I Don't Wanna Dance - Eddy Grant
- Couldn't Love You More - John Martyn
- Free Nelson Mandela - The Special A.K.A.
- True - Spandau Ballet
- Victims - Culture Club
Continuity[edit | edit source]
- The episode directly follows the events of Episode 6 when Sgt Viv James is killed in the HM Prison Fenchurch riots. His funeral starts the episode.
- Ray Carling sang another Celtic folk song, Danny Boy, in Episode 5 of this series.
|Episodes of Life on Mars/Ashes to Ashes|
|Life on Mars:|
Series 1 (2006): Episode 1 Episode 2 Episode 3 Episode 4 Episode 5 Episode 6 Episode 7 Episode 8
Series 2 (2007): Episode 1 Episode 2 Episode 3 Episode 4 Episode 5 Episode 6 Episode 7 Episode 8
Ashes to Ashes:
Series 1 (2008): Episode 1 Episode 2 Episode 3 Episode 4 Episode 5 Episode 6 Episode 7 Episode 8
Series 2 (2009): Episode 1 Episode 2 Episode 3 Episode 4 Episode 5 Episode 6 Episode 7 Episode 8
Series 3 (2010): Episode 1 Episode 2 Episode 3 Episode 4 Episode 5 Episode 6 Episode 7 Episode 8
Fire Up the Quattro (2008) Ashes to Ashes does Sport Relief (2010)