List of Ashes to Ashes episodes

Ashes to Ashes is a British science fiction/police procedural drama television series, serving as a spin-off from the original series, Life on Mars.
The transmission dates given below refer to the original UK broadcast on BBC One.

Series overview


Series 1 (2008)

In the first episode, Detective Inspector Alex Drake, a 21st-century police officer, is investigating the notes written by Sam Tyler. While doing this, Drake is shot and awakes in 1981, where she meets Gene Hunt, Ray Carling and Chris Skelton whom she has read about in Tyler's notes.

Series 2 (2009)

The second series was confirmed to be in production in early 2008. This series takes place in 1982, and is the fourth British series overall in the Life On Mars franchise.

Series 3 (2010)

Series 3 consists of eight 60-minute episodes. The first episode of the series aired on 2 April 2010. Episodes 7 and 8 were joined as the show's first "two-parter" and was advertised as such.