The show came to an end after two series in 2007, although Glenister starred later starred in the spin-off Ashes to Ashes.
But after all these years, could a reboot of the cult TV show actually happen?
“Nobody’s mentioned it to me but I’d certainly consider it. Other roles I’ve played, in Prey and Trauma, are everymen, they’re normal guys and it wouldn’t be fair for anything else to happen to them,” he told What’s On TV.
“Life on Mars is very different, because there’s three years between that and Ashes to Ashes which we could mine. It would be do-able.
“It’s about time travel so you can get away with anything – I ended up back in Doctor Who and I never thought that was going to happen!”
For now, fans can see Simm in eight-part ITV thriller Strangers, in which he stars as Jonah – a man whose world comes crashing down around him when his wife dies in Hong Kong, revealing that she has been leading a secret double life.
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