Police start to investigate when the bones of a young man are found under the footings of a demolished house 39 years after his murder.

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 DCI Cassie Stuart (9 episodes, 2015-2017)
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 DS Sunil 'Sunny' Khan (9 episodes, 2015-2017)
Jordan Long ...
 DS Murray Boulting (9 episodes, 2015-2017)
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 DC Jake Collier (9 episodes, 2015-2017)
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 Martin / ... (9 episodes, 2015-2017)
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 Sir Phillip Cross (6 episodes, 2015)
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 Father Robert Greaves (6 episodes, 2015)
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 Claire Slater (6 episodes, 2015)
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 Ray Wilton (6 episodes, 2015)
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 Eric Slater (6 episodes, 2015)
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 Les Slater (6 episodes, 2015)
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 Lizzie Wilton (6 episodes, 2015)
Ade Oyefeso ...
 Curtis (6 episodes, 2015)
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 DC Karen Willetts (6 episodes, 2015)
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 Grace Greaves (6 episodes, 2015)
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 Josh Cross (6 episodes, 2015)
Amir Mime ...
 Ahmed Mahmoud / ... (6 episodes, 2017)
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 Yousef / ... (6 episodes, 2017)
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 Mustafa (6 episodes, 2017)
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 Ellie Greaves (5 episodes, 2015)
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 Shirley Cross (5 episodes, 2015)
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 Bella Cross (5 episodes, 2015)
Frances Tomelty ...
 Maureen Sullivan (5 episodes, 2015)
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 Jimmy Sullivan (5 episodes, 2015)
Valentine Olukoga ...
 Brandon (4 episodes, 2015)
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 Matt Slater (4 episodes, 2015)
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 Sean Rawlins (4 episodes, 2015)
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 Marcus Archer (4 episodes, 2015)
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 Sheila (4 episodes, 2015)
Tamzin Malleson ...
 Caroline Greaves (4 episodes, 2015)
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 Adam Stuart (4 episodes, 2015-2017)
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 Zoe (4 episodes, 2017)
David Troughton ...
 Geoff (3 episodes, 2015)
Matthew Cottle ...
 Liam Gough (3 episodes, 2015)
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 DI Tessa Nixon (3 episodes, 2017)
Will Brown ...
 Jason Walker (3 episodes, 2017)
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 Paul Nixon (3 episodes, 2017)
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 Marion Kelsey (3 episodes, 2017)
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 Colin Osborne (3 episodes, 2017)
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 Sara Mahmoud (3 episodes, 2017)
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 Simon / ... (3 episodes, 2017)
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 Flo (3 episodes, 2017)
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 Tom (3 episodes, 2015)
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 Hassan Mahmoud (3 episodes, 2017)
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 Tyler (3 episodes, 2017)
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 Tony Kelsey (3 episodes, 2017)
Nathalie Armin ...
 Det Supt Kuldip Gill (3 episodes, 2017)
Carolina Main ...
 DC Fran Lingley (3 episodes, 2017)
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 James Moray (3 episodes, 2017)
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 Asil (2 episodes, 2015)
Sandra James-Young ...
 Elise Hughes (2 episodes, 2015)
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 Cath (2 episodes, 2017)
Mohammed Amir ...
 Ali Mahmoud (2 episodes, 2017)
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 Kelly (2 episodes, 2015)
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 John Burton (2 episodes, 2015)
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 Alan Mackay (2 episodes, 2015)
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 Duty Solicitor (2 episodes, 2015)
Hannah Traylen ...
 Jasmine (2 episodes, 2017)
Katherine Jakeways ...
 Nicola (2 episodes, 2017)
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 Omar (2 episodes, 2017)
Emma Cunniffe ...
 Janet (2 episodes, 2017)
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 David Walker (2 episodes, 2017)
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 Becca Nixon (2 episodes, 2017)
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 Elise (2 episodes, 2017)
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 Joy Dunphy (2 episodes, 2017)
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 Custody Sergeant (2 episodes, 2015)
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When the bones of a young man are found beneath the footings of a demolished house, an investigation begins that will unravel the lives of four people who have been waiting for this moment for nearly 40 years, as they discover that the past can't, and won't, stay buried forever.

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Goofs

When Cassie Stuart uncovers evidence in an old BOAC bag, she says she remembers having one in 1976 from Alicante airport. BOAC ceased to exist in 1974 (they became British Airways after merging with BEA). Also BOAC never flew to Alicante, so she could not have bought one there. See more »

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Featured in Unforgotten Takes Us Back to the 70s (2015) See more »

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All We Do
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Performed by Oh Wonder
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This is really very well watching. It's captivating
3 November 2015 | by (London) – See all my reviews

yes, it's a murder and a 'whodunit' but it is so much more than that.

the characters are well directed and acted and feel totally believable. the detective work builds as the story unfolds and leaves you wanting to know what happens next.

it's not like any wam bam cop story from the US which may not be to everyone's taste. it's just far more realistic and solid with each character 3d. there's some humour and some sadness and lots of realism. the characters are real people, they don't have ridiculous hair, teeth and smiles or know things in a semi mystical way. they work it out and have hangovers and sometimes cry. You know, like real life.

I thoroughly recommend that you watch this.


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