Waking the Dead (2000– )

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Detective Superintendent Peter Boyd is the leader of a police team which investigates unsolved murders using modern technology.

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 Detective Superintendent Peter Boyd / ... (92 episodes, 2000-2011)
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 Dr. Grace Foley (92 episodes, 2000-2011)
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 DI Spencer Jordan / ... (92 episodes, 2000-2011)
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 Dr. Eve Lockhart (42 episodes, 2007-2011)
Claire Goose ...
 DS Amelia 'Mel' Silver / ... (41 episodes, 2000-2007)
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 Dr. Frankie Wharton (39 episodes, 2000-2005)
Félicité Du Jeu ...
 DC Stella Goodman (36 episodes, 2005-2009)
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Storyline

Det. Supt. Peter Boyd (played by Trevor Eve) is the leader of a multi-discipline police team of detectives and scientists, the Cold Case Squad, which investigates old, unsolved murder cases using modern methods and new technology that may not have been available during the original investigation. Written by Mark Smith <msmith@osi.co.uk>

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A second chance to catch the killer!

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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(18 episodes) | (2 1-hour episodes per story)

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All the episodes were two hours long, shown as two one-hour parts on consecutive days of each week. See more »

Goofs

In "Towers of Silence" Boyd visits the freight terminal, apparently at London Heathrow Airport. In the background, a Ryanair plane can be seen on the tarmac - Ryanair do not fly into or out of London Heathrow Airport. See more »

Quotes

DS Spencer Jordan: The computer's full of hard-core.
Det. Supt. Peter Boyd: That's why they call it a hard drive.
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Featured in Breakfast: Episode dated 11 March 2011 (2011) See more »

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User Reviews

Brilliant , well written and fabulously acted
8 July 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I wish someone would be able to find out if they did more than one

pilot and 2 seasons of this show. It is by far one of the best things

ever on TV . The acting is just superb with Trevor Eve (who I have

adored for years ) heading a brilliant cast of relatively unknown

actors. Ever part in executed with realistic sensitivity and the

stories are timely yet not gory considering there is a lot of forensic

work afoot.

As a die-hard fan of Adam Dalgliesh, I rank this show as my #2

favorite from the BBC , tied with Inspector Morse.

God! are these Brits fabulous or what?

Anyone who finds out what's happening with this series in the UK

feel free to email me...I 'd love to know as I have seen every

episode at least 3xs..


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