NEWS: Fire up the Quattro! Ashes to Ashes comes to DVD on 5 May

It's the penultimate episode of Ashes to Ashes on BBC1 tonight, but fans of DCI Gene Hunt will soon be able to get their latest fix on DVD - the series is disc-bound on 5th May.

The DVD boxset of the series, which is currently attracting 6.6 million viewers a week, will be released by Contender Home Entertainment. The RRP is £40, but there are already online deals for £25 for less.

As well as all eight episodes of the 1980s-set Life on Mars spin-off, the DVD set will include the following extras:

  • Audio commentary with Keeley Hawes, Johnny Campbell and Beth Willis on episodes 1 and 2
  • Life After Mars – behind-the-senes documentary on the making of Ashes to Ashes
  • Car Explosion – anatomy of a scene
  • Set tour with Stevie Herbert
  • Outtakes