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24 September 2009 (UK) See more »
Documentary examining the current thirst for TV forensic crime dramas. | Add synopsis »


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Jessica Hynes ... Herself - Narrator (voice)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Peter Dean ... Himself - Home Office Pathologist (as Dr. Peter Dean)
Pauline Fowler ... Herself - Animated Extras
William Gaminara ... Himself - Silent Witness

Marg Helgenberger ... Herself - CSI

Sue Johnston ... Herself - Waking the Dead

Jack Klugman ... Himself / Quincy M.E.
Bernard Knight ... Himself - Home Office Pathologist (Retired) (also archive footage) (as Prof. Bernard Knight)
Michael Mansfield ... Himself - Barrister (as Michael Mansfield QC)
Nigel McCrery ... Himself - Creator, Silent Witness
Val McDermid ... Herself - Crime Writer
Kim Newman ... Himself - Critic
Naren Shankar ... Himself - Executive Producer, CSI
Keith Simpson ... Himself - Pathologist (archive footage) (as Prof. Keith Simpson)
Matthew Sweet ... Himself - Critic
Tom Ward ... Himself - Silent Witness
Ed Whitmore ... Himself - Screenwriter

Directed by
John Moulson 
Produced by
Rachel Boyd .... executive producer
John Moulson .... producer
Alan Tyler .... executive producer: BBC
Production Management
Dee Edmonds .... production manager
Other crew
Neil McDonald .... researcher

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Additional Details

60 min

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Prof. Bernard Knight:Getting the DNA result back next day, or getting the toxicology back - I used to be lucky to get it back in six weeks when I was working!See more »


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