Ash Wednesday

Gangland thriller set in 1980s New York. An Irish-American local, believed dead for three years, is rumoured to have reappeared - leaving old scores still to be settled. As the pressure rises, the concerned family are forced to attempt to escape the city and avoid a war breaking out between rival factions.


  • 2007-11-13 23:55:00 - 2007-11-14 01:25:00 on BBC One Cambridge, BBC One West Midlands, BBC One South West, BBC One South East, BBC One South, BBC One Yorkshire, BBC One Oxford, BBC One North West, BBC One North East, BBC One London, BBC One East Yorkshire, BBC One East Midlands, BBC One East, BBC One Channel Islands, BBC One West,
  • 2007-11-14 00:00:00 - 2007-11-14 01:25:00 on BBC One East Midlands,
  • 2007-11-14 00:25:00 - 2007-11-14 01:55:00 on BBC One Wales, BBC One Scotland,
  • 2009-08-09 01:00:00 - 2009-08-09 02:35:00 on BBC Two Wales, BBC Two Scotland, BBC Two Northern Ireland Analogue, BBC Two Northern Ireland, BBC Two England, BBC Two Wales Analogue,
  • 2010-07-26 00:00:00 - 2010-07-26 01:35:00 on BBC Two Northern Ireland, BBC Two England, BBC Two Scotland, BBC Two Wales,


  • Francis Sullivan Edward Burns
  • Sean Sullivan Elijah Wood
  • Grace Quinonez Rosario Dawson
  • Father Mahoney James Handy
  • Vinny Boombata Vincent Rubino
  • JC Jimmy Cummings
  • Moran Oliver Platt
  • Detective Pulaski Michael Mulheren
  • Cousin Mike Moran Brian Burns
  • Director Edward Burns
  • Producer Edward Burns
  • Producer Margot Bridger
  • Writer Edward Burns