John Simm and Liz White in "Life On Mars". Life on Mars is a British television series broadcast on BBC One between January 2006 and April 2007. The series combines elements of speculative fiction and police procedural, featuring an officer from the Greater Manchester Police (played by John Simm) who wakes up in the 1970s after being involved in a road accident. The title is a reference to David Bowie's 1973 single "Life on Mars?"
BBC's Our Zoo at Walton Hall cancelled to 'make room for new shows'
A TV drama about the early days of Chester Zoo, which was filmed in Warrington, has been cancelled after just six episodes.