Gene Hunt and team are to return to BBC One next year for a second series of Ashes To Ashes, it has een confirmed.
The hit drama, made by Kudos Film and Television in association with Monastic Productions, has been recommissioned by the BBC following strong ratings which have averaged over 6.5 million viewers.
Executive Producer and Head of Drama at Kudos, promises there will be more fun for fans of the “Gene Genie”. He says: “The Eighties have had a real revival over the past few months; Ashes To Ashes seems to have captured the imagination of the nation.
Julie Gardner, BBC Wales Head of Drama, who commissioned the second series, says: “I’m delighted Ashes To Ashes will return to BBC One next year.
“The series epitomises all that is great about BBC drama with its bold, confident storytelling and great characters.
“I can’t wait for more blue eyeliner, Quattro cars and Eighties music to burst on to our screens in 2009!”