Thursday, 30 April 2009

Ansel Adams-The tetons and the snake river

TV Drama-Ashes to Ashes

Ashes To Ashes

This is an Image of the British television drama called Ashes to Ashes is a sequel to life on mars which was aired in 2006. This programme takes place in the early 80s and Ashes to Ashes was first aired on the 7th february 2008. This programme is set in a police force in London.

The Two Main Characters are shown below:

Phillip Glenister

Philip Haywood Glenister (born February 10, 1963) is a British actor, best known for his role as DCI Gene Hunt in British television series Life On Mars and its sequel Ashes To Ashes. He appeared on Jo Russell's Absolute Radio show and said he'd like to bring back the TV show Magnum P.I. and he'd like to play the lead role.

Keeley Hawes

Keeley Hawes (born 10 February 1976) is an English actress, initially known for her role as Zoe Reynolds in the BBC One drama series Spooks (2002-04), airing in the United States as MI-5 on A&E and more recently on BBC America.
She has also appeared in a number of other
television dramas, including Dennis Potter's Karaoke (BBC One/Channel 4, 1995), and Othello (ITV, 2001). She also played the young Diana Dors in the ITV biopic Blonde Bombshell (1999) and Nicola Graham in the ITV drama After Thomas (2006). She is in her second series as DI Alex Drake in the BBC drama series Ashes to Ashes (2008-present), the sequel to Life on Mars, and is also currently the face of Boots No 7 cosmetics (2008).

Critics Reviews

The New York Times-“Ashes to Ashes” doesn’t sucker punch us with the inanities of political correctness, but nudges enough to make us wish that it were what we were all still fighting over".
TV Scoop-"The long wait is over. Ashes to Ashes is here and boy was it worth the wait".

Production company-Kudos film and television

Highest ratings- 7 million views (first episode)

Target Audience-Ages 30 to 40s ( people who were around in the 80s, when the tv show is set.)

Friday, 24 April 2009

My Project

By the of this project you must have:

A sketchbook full of htorough, beautifully prosented research and planning and/or a thorough, detailed research and planning Blog.

A textual Analysis Essay, analysising an existing television drama programme.

A storyboard for the title sequence for your own, original television drama programme.

You may also have:

A filmed and edited DVD of your own original title sequence.