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Marshall Lancaster

Marshall Lancaster

Marshall Lancaster came on the David White Show to talk about the second series of Ashes to Ashes. He reveals on the show that there will be a third and final series and filming starts for that in September.

Marshall Lancaster has appeared in many television dramas, including Coronation Street, Holby City, The Lakes and Family Affairs, but is probably best known for playing DC Chris Skelton in the BBC time-travel police dramas, Life on Mars and Ashes to Ashes.

Marshall Lancaster

Marshall Lancaster in Ashes to Ashes

He chatted to David White about series two of Ashes to Ashes, the drama series which is a sequel to the 2006 series Life on Mars and broadcast on BBC 1.

In his interview Marhsall reveals that he is a big fan of The Sapranos and that the third series of Ashes to Ashes will be the final one!

Click here to hear the interview in full:

Ashes to Ashes features DCI Gene Hunt (played by Philip Glenister) from Life on Mars. He is joined by an experienced female detective and trained psychologist from the 21st century, DI Alex Drake (Keeley Hawes), who wakes up in 1981 after being shot in 2008.

She concludes that she is either a second away from life, or a second away from death, because of the detailed notes she has studied from Sam Tyler, when he found himself back in time in 1973 after a car accident.

Also reappearing are Chris Skelton (Marshall Lancaster) and Ray Carling (Dean Andrews). All have transferred to the Metropolitan Police in London, and Chris and Ray remain loyal to Gene.

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