Waking the Dead (2000– )

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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.

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Series cast summary:
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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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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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(18 episodes) | (2 1-hour episodes per story)

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Mel's name was originally just Mel in the Pilot episode. However by Series 1 it had been extended to Amelia. See more »

Goofs

In series 5, episode 1, the date on the CCTV camera shows "12 Sept 2005", but the CCTV shots from episode 2 show "15 Jan 2005", even though the plot leads us to believe the two episodes are chronological. See more »

Quotes

Stella: [to a frightened witness] Look, we're not monsters, Sarah.
Det. Supt. Peter Boyd: Speak for yourself!
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Featured in Britain's Favourite Detectives (2014) See more »

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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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