Silent Witness

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Silent Witness

Season 1 (1996)

Complete first series of the forensic crime drama. Amanda Burton stars as pathologist Dr Sam Ryan, a committed forensic specialist whose passion for justice often leads her to conduct her own inquiries outside the lab. In this series, Sam has to determine whether the death of a six-year-old girl was really an accident, and finds herself caught up in an investigation into ritual murder and black magic. Episodes are: 'Buried Lies (Part 1)'; 'Buried Lies (Part 2)'; 'Long Days, Short Nights (Part 1)'; 'Long Days, Short Nights (Part 2)'; 'Darkness Visible (Part 1)'; 'Darkness Visible (Part 2)'; 'Sins of the Fathers (Part 1)'; and 'Sins of the Fathers (Part 2)'.

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Silent Witness

Season 3 (1999)

All seven episodes from series three and four of the forensic crime drama starring Amanda Burton as pathologist Dr Sam Ryan, a committed forensic specialist whose passion for justice often leads her to conduct her own inquiries outside the lab. Episodes comprise: 'An Academic Exercise', 'Fallen Idol', 'Divided Loyalties', 'Brothers in Arms', 'Gone Tomorrow', 'A Kind of Justice' and 'A Good Body'.

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Silent Witness

Season 4 (1999)

All seven episodes from series three and four of the forensic crime drama starring Amanda Burton as pathologist Dr Sam Ryan, a committed forensic specialist whose passion for justice often leads her to conduct her own inquiries outside the lab. Episodes comprise: 'An Academic Exercise', 'Fallen Idol', 'Divided Loyalties', 'Brothers in Arms', 'Gone Tomorrow', 'A Kind of Justice' and 'A Good Body'.

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Silent Witness

Season 5 (2002)

All 11 episodes from series 5 and 6 of the BBC crime drama starring Amanda Burton as pathologist Dr Sam Ryan. Dr Ryan is a committed forensic specialist whose passion for justice often leads her to conduct her own inquiries outside the lab. Episodes comprise: 'The World Cruise', 'Two Below Zero', 'Faith', 'The Fall Out (Part 1)', 'The Fall Out (Part 2)', 'Kith and Kill (Part 1)', 'Kith and Kill (Part 2)', 'Tell No Tales (Part 1)', 'Tell No Tales (Part 2)', 'Closed Ranks (Part 1)' and 'Closed Ranks (Part 2)'.

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Silent Witness

Season 6 (2002)

All 11 episodes from series 5 and 6 of the BBC crime drama starring Amanda Burton as pathologist Dr Sam Ryan. Dr Ryan is a committed forensic specialist whose passion for justice often leads her to conduct her own inquiries outside the lab. Episodes comprise: 'The World Cruise', 'Two Below Zero', 'Faith', 'The Fall Out (Part 1)', 'The Fall Out (Part 2)', 'Kith and Kill (Part 1)', 'Kith and Kill (Part 2)', 'Tell No Tales (Part 1)', 'Tell No Tales (Part 2)', 'Closed Ranks (Part 1)' and 'Closed Ranks (Part 2)'.

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Silent Witness

Season 7 (2004)

All eight two-part episodes from series 7 and 8 of the BBC crime series starring Amanda Burton as pathologist Dr Sam Ryan. Dr Ryan is a committed forensic specialist whose passion for justice often leads her to conduct her own inquiries outside the lab. Cases in this volume include a suspected terrorist bomb that turns out to be a cover-up for a politician's sex scandal, a murderer who sends Sam clinical photographs of his victims, the death of a black athlete and his agent and an investigation into the controversial work of a high-profile forensic pathologist. Episodes are: 'Answering Fire', 'Fatal Error', 'Running on Empty', 'Beyond Guilt', 'A Time to Heal', 'Death by Water', 'Nowhere Fast' and 'Body 21'.

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Silent Witness

Season 8 (2004)

All eight two-part episodes from series 7 and 8 of the BBC crime series starring Amanda Burton as pathologist Dr Sam Ryan. Dr Ryan is a committed forensic specialist whose passion for justice often leads her to conduct her own inquiries outside the lab. Cases in this volume include a suspected terrorist bomb that turns out to be a cover-up for a politician's sex scandal, a murderer who sends Sam clinical photographs of his victims, the death of a black athlete and his agent and an investigation into the controversial work of a high-profile forensic pathologist. Episodes are: 'Answering Fire', 'Fatal Error', 'Running on Empty', 'Beyond Guilt', 'A Time to Heal', 'Death by Water', 'Nowhere Fast' and 'Body 21'.

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Silent Witness

Season 9 (2006)

All nine two-part episodes from series 9 and 10 of the BBC crime series. The departure of Professor Sam Ryan (Amanda Burton) has left doctors Leo Dalton (William Gaminara) and Harry Cunningham (Tom Ward) in charge of the forensic pathology department. Meanwhile, new recruit Nikki Alexander (Emilia Fox) has also become an indispensable member of the team. In this series, the team investigates a diverse collection of cases including people trafficking, a woman killed in a fire, a spate of drive-by shootings and a possible copycat sex killer preying on women in London and Amsterdam. Episodes are: 'Ghosts', 'Choices', 'The Meaning of Death', 'Mind and Body', 'Cargo', 'Terminus', 'Body of Work', 'Supernova' and 'Schism'.

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Silent Witness

Season 10 (2006)

Four bodies are recovered from the Thames after a boat full of illegal immigrants founders; a bride-to-be dies on her hen night; and Harry's relationship with Nikki is jeopardised when his former girlfriend Penny is killed in a car crash.

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Silent Witness

Season 11 (2007)

Harry and Nikki are close by when an RAF helicopter crashes into a detention centre for failed asylum seekers; the discovery of a child's mutilated body in a river forces Leo to face a ghost from his past; and an accident during a funeral procession leads to a bizarre discovery.

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Silent Witness

Season 12 (2008)

Nikki suspects a gang might be responsible for the murder of a teenage girl; an eager medical student helps Harry with his latest case; and when two suspected terrorists are killed, Nikki doubts the accounts of police officers after carrying out the post mortems.

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Silent Witness

Season 13 (2010)

The death of an insurance investigator from suspected cyanide poisoning results in Leo being investigated for fraud; a wealthy banker dies in suspicious circumstances; and Leo's suspicions are aroused when DI Neill seems reluctant to believe a murder victim was an informant for an undercover police officer.

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Silent Witness

Season 14 (2011)

Nikki investigates the suicide of a professor suspected of being responsible for three deaths; Leo links a preserved female body found in a Sheffield peat moor to a serial killer case he dealt with in 1985; and the deaths of a mother and an Army lieutenant appear to be linked.

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Silent Witness

Season 15 (2012)

A triple murder looks like the work of a known serial killer; Harry is disturbed by a double murder involving a family he knows; and Nikki is furious with Leo when he re-examines a child abuse case by her former mentor.

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Season 16 (2013)

Nikki is not convinced that an ageing confectionery company owner died of natural causes; a double murder forces Jack to lock horns with an old flame; and Nikki struggles to prove a man is innocent of stabbing his wife to death.

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Silent Witness

Season 17 (2014)

A woman's disfigured body is examined; Nikki angers the police when her testimony frees a convicted killer; the search is on for a serial killer when remains are found in a remote forest; an investigation into a teenager's death takes a shocking turn when Nikki and Jack reveal the victim's baby was cut from her womb; and a schoolgirl's murder forces Jack to confront his past.

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Silent Witness

Season 18 (2015)

In Season 18, a sniper stalks London, a man is killed on the London Underground, a suspected paedophile is found dead in a playground, and the nanny of a Russian oligarch is killed.

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Silent Witness

Season 19 (2016)

In Season 19, Nikki questions her judgement in a case from her past, a prominent anti-fundamentalist Muslim is murdered and an ex-convict is found murdered in his home.

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Silent Witness

Season 20 (2017)

In Season 20, a severed finger is brought in for DNA testing, a death is linked to the disappearance of a teenager, and a father and son are killed in an apparent car accident.

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Cast

Lorcan CranitchStruan RodgerLee RossRuth McCabeNiamh CusackDominic JephcottJames AubreyJulian GloverPaul AndersonLeigh LawsonLinda ThorsonFrances TomeltyNick RedingAlex NortonJohn AshtonStephen GreifLesley DunlopPhyllis LoganAndre JacobsClare HigginsMichael FeastJohn McEneryLarry LambDavid AndersonMike KellyTim Pigott-SmithDerek de LintAndrew TiernanKata DobóMichael ByrneAmanda BurtonSaskia ReevesDavid de KeyserCharlie Creed-MilesGeraldine AlexanderAdrian DunbarJim CarterRenu SetnaNicholas JonesVincent ReganJay SimpsonRoshan SethNick BrimbleRoy MarsdenNeil DudgeonGary LewisRuth SheenDi BotcherDes McAleerRichard HuwNicholas Le PrevostHugo SpeerMark Lewis JonesAdrian RawlinsClare HolmanRapulana SeiphemoAmanda BoxerDerek GriffithsDanny MidwinterAlan WilliamsPaul HigginsNigel LindsayPip TorrensMark LetherenBarbara FlynnAriyon BakareRakie AyolaJames CosmoSean GilderAdrian LukisDean WilliamsonRon CookDaniel HillSean ChapmanNatasha LittleJuliet AubreyAnia MarsonSean GallagherAshley WaltersCate FowlerAmanda HoldenBurt KwoukWilliam ArmstrongDean Lennox KellyKate AshfieldAlec NewmanKen DruryJohn LynchJohn BoweDaniel BettsJonny PhillipsPhil DavisIngeborga DapkunaiteSean BakerMark BentonClive RussellAnna MadeleyDylan CharlesGillian KearneyJohn CarsonMichael RyanBrendan MackeyKen StottJohn McGlynnShaun ParkesMartin CompstonMichael BegleySamantha SeagerSimon KunzPavel DouglasKevork MalikyanSharon SmallRaji JamesStuart LaingPaul RichardsBarbara MartenDiana HardcastleTobias MenziesHarmage Singh KaliraiRita DaviesMichael BertenshawMarian McLoughlinShaun DingwallMorven ChristieTilly BlackwoodRichard SuttonTrevor BannisterAnia SowinskiLorraine AshbourneChristine TremarcoDean AndrewsJoe DuttineRichard LinternSouad FaressIsobel PravdaAdam KotzSteve NicolsonAndrew John TaitSteve John ShepherdRobert PughJosephine ButlerRuth GemmellNaomi BentleyBenedict CumberbatchKaren MeagherReece DinsdaleCharlotte RandleIan DunnGeraldine SomervilleTamzin OuthwaiteRaquel CassidyElliot LeveySteven ElderJessica CollinsNeil MaskellTeresa ChurcherAmy HubermanKirsty MitchellArchie PanjabiMatthew McNultyMichele AustinAml AmeenKeith BartlettRichard DillaneSanjeev BhaskarAnna BrewsterJamie SivesDiana KentDominic ColemanGerald LepkowskiSteve ToussaintLucy BriersLeo GregoryKieran BewNikki Amuka-BirdTumisho MashaKate MagowanMichael SochaElla JonesDido MilesMatthew DunsterPeter HorkayAnamaria MarincaMichael ColganDeborah FindlayJames LarkinJay VilliersBarry AirdToby MarlowMaye ChooAmerjit DeuDaniel CerqueiraZoe TelfordRobin BerryChris WilsonJason MazaSorcha CusackEmilia FoxAmit ShahPhilip QuastNigel BettsAnna Wilson-JonesJake HathawayAndrew ByronGeorge SavvidesPhil CampbellDarren MorfittBranka KaticAbhin GaleyaShane SteynRupert ProcterPolly FrameRobert AshbyNick HobbsPaul BroughtonLyndsey MarshalCharles MneneGary PillaiJemima RooperElyes GabelStuart McQuarrieTom EllisZubin VarlaSean FrancisWilliam GaminaraAndrew HavillLloyd OwenIan Puleston-DaviesJoseph MawleSusan BrownGeorgie GlenEdward HoggStephen KennedyTony JayawardenaLouis EmerickSam TroughtonJames PhelpsEva PopeShelley ConnLaurence BelcherDean Paul GibsonMichelle FairleyMatthew AshfordePeter GuinnessSimon DesboroughJo Stone-FewingsTamsin EgertonEwan BaileyRaad RawiClaudie BlakleyPatrick BaladiJamie ParkerLucy CohuEmily BeechamPhilip WhitchurchElham EhsasKate FahyAlex HassellJacob AndersonSian BreckinCara HorganKevin DoyleGary BeadleGoldy NotayJames WarrenAmber Rose RevahTom McKayHeather BleasdaleAntonia Campbell-HughesMichael WildmanAdjoa AndohPatrick MofokengLiza TarbuckPaul KynmanTim DantayDavid SibleyKedar Williams-StirlingEmily JoyceMatthew WaitAlex McSweeneyLeo WringerKelly HarrisonAdrian SchillerDaniel KaluuyaClaire LamsBilly CookJoseph LongPippa DuffyPauline CadellJames BarriscaleAntony ByrneDavid MaybrickKatarina CasWunmi MosakuGerald KydAaron McCuskerDavid CannSally CarmanOwen McDonnellAdam BestTony PittsMaisie LloydAmy WrenDoraly RosaSidney KeanDominic RowanTheo Barklem-BiggsJoseph 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