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Life on Mars

Series 1

Episode 7

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Available for 1 month

Drama series about a Manchester detective who suffers a near-fatal car crash and wakes up in what seems to be 1973.

The death in custody of drug dealer Billy Kemble pits Sam against CID as he tries to uncover the truth. Sam demands a transparent investigation into Billy's death to encourage public trust in the police. When the evidence of what happened to Billy falls into his hands, Sam has a huge decision to make, which could either tear the team apart or find him an opportunity to get home. Show less


Sam Tyler:
John Simm
Annie Cartwright:
Liz White
Ray Carling:
Dean Andrews
Chris Skelton:
Marshall Lancaster
Phyllis Dobbs:
Noreen Kershaw
Claire Parker

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