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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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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Caso cerrado  »

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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 »

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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

[Mel and Boyd are in a toilet cubicle watching a suspect on the laptop. They hear the door open]
DC: Frankie?
Dr Grace Foley: No, it's Grace. Hi
DC: Are you on your own?
Dr Grace Foley: Yes...
DC: [Mel opens the door and checks around before turning round and talking to Boyd] It's all clear
[Mel walks out and the door swings open to show Boyd sat on the toilet seat]
Det. Supt. Peter Boyd: Hi, Grace
Dr Grace Foley: Hi, Boyd...
Det. Supt. Peter Boyd: Who wrote that stuff about me on the walls?
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Murder on all Levels
1 July 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Trevor Eveheads the cast in this gritty yet popular BBC1 series as Detective Superindent Boyd, an arrogant but effective leader of 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 the team aim to uncover lost information. Helped by forensic profiler Dr Grace Foley, (Sue Johnston) Detective Sergeant Mel Silver, (Claire Goose) Detective Inspector Spence Jordan, (Will Johnston) and assisted by their able forensics scientist Dr Frankie Wharton (Holly Aird) the cold case squad dig into the past, resurface, reconstruct, and discover the secrets that time had buried.


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