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Love those headlines in the papers covering the filming of Series 2 of Ashes To Ashes - The Sun - "Ashes to Crashes" as it describes some stunt filming with the Quattro, covered in cameras, and The Daily Mail with "Ashes To Lashes" as Keeley Hawes sorts her make-up out on set.
As you can see, Keeley's had a bit of a make-over for Alex. Gone is the big perm and in it's place we have a sort of Princess Di flicked back look. According to The Daily Mail "The actress wore a PVC bodice for some of the scenes being shot on the streets of London - including one in which a would-be killer tried to suffocate her from behind."
And, courtesy of The Railway Arms, the forum for LOM and A2A fans, I presume this is from Ashley Pharoah: "We've just handed in episode one. It's set in 1982, so the Falklands have just happened. We're taking it slightly darker this time, now the characters have been established. The first episode is about a murder in a strip club in Soho, and there's a lot of the 80s left and it's a good excuse to get the music off iTunes. I'd like to do another series after this one too; Matthew and I have a big story we want to tell when the whole thing ends."
All looking good, A2A fans. Thanks to The Sun, The Daily Mail and the very wonderful Railway Arms forum.
Cathode Ray Tube Ashes To Ashes Series 2 Filming
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