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Silent Witness 

Crimes through the eyes of a team of forensic pathologists and forensic scientists.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Emilia Fox ...  Dr. Nikki Alexander / ... 136 episodes, 2004-2018
William Gaminara ...  Professor Leo Dalton / ... 107 episodes, 2002-2017
Tom Ward ...  Dr. Harry Cunningham / ... 96 episodes, 2002-2012
David Caves ...  Jack Hodgson 60 episodes, 2013-2018
Liz Carr ...  Clarissa Mullery / ... 60 episodes, 2013-2018
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Crimes through the eyes of a team of forensic pathologists and forensic scientists.

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Genres:

Crime | Drama | Mystery

Certificate:

12 | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

BBC [UK]

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 February 1996 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Testemunha Silenciosa See more »

Filming Locations:

Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain See more »

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Budget:

£7,000,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(season 1,2,6 - 11) | (Season 3,4,and 5)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Trivia

Dummies are used for the autopsy scenes because the directors want it to be as realistic as possible but naked bodies cannot be shown on the BBC, according to forensic pathology adviser Stuart Hamilton. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Wright Stuff: Episode #20.64 (2015) See more »

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Fabulous show
7 February 2008 | by paulmcdevittSee all my reviews

Fabulous show ever since Amanda Burton (Sam Ryan) left the show.

The story now takes centre stage and not Sam Ryan. The plots are more varied because it does not revolve around one character.

The best crime show today. More realistic than the CSIs of the world. Brings new forensic capabilities into the show only when they help and not as the centre piece.

While the stories can be expansive, they are not outrageous and are spread out over two one hour episodes (less commercial time) allowing deeper plot and character development.

Too bad there are very few episodes each season.


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