Crimes through the eyes of a team of forensic pathologists and forensic scientists.
Reviews
Popularity
580 ( 5)

Watch Now

on Prime Video

ON DISC

Episodes

Seasons


Years



22   21   20   19   18   17   16   15   14   … See all »
2019   2018   2017   2016   … See all »
8 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Waking the Dead (2000–2011)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

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

Stars: Trevor Eve, Sue Johnston, Wil Johnson
DCI Banks (2010–2016)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

The tenacious and stubborn DCI Banks unravels disturbing murder mysteries aided by his young assistants, DS Annie Cabbot and DI Helen Morton.

Stars: Stephen Tompkinson, Jack Deam, Andrea Lowe
Vera (TV Series 2011)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

With her caustic wit and singular charm, DCI Vera Stanhope and her team face a series of captivating murder mysteries set against the breathtaking Northumberland landscape.

Stars: Brenda Blethyn, Jon Morrison, Riley Jones
Shetland (TV Series 2013)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

DI Jimmy Perez and his team investigate crimes within the close knit island community of Shetland.

Stars: Douglas Henshall, Alison O'Donnell, Steven Robertson
Inspector George Gently (2007–2017)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

With the help of DS John Bacchus, Inspector George Gently spends his days bringing to justice members of the criminal underworld who are unfortunate enough to have the intrepid investigator assigned to their cases.

Stars: Martin Shaw, Lee Ingleby, Simon Hubbard
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

British crime investigation series based around aristocratic, Oxford-educated Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley and his working-class assistant Sergeant Barbara Havers.

Stars: Nathaniel Parker, Sharon Small, Lesley Vickerage
Unforgotten (TV Series 2015)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

London detectives investigate crimes from the past; unraveling secrets left buried for years.

Stars: Nicola Walker, Sanjeev Bhaskar, Lewis Reeves
New Tricks (2003–2015)
Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Three retired police officers are drafted in to solve cold cases, with a touch of comedy and drama

Stars: Dennis Waterman, Amanda Redman, Alun Armstrong
Inspector Lewis (2006–2015)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Inspector Robert Lewis and Sergeant James Hathaway solve the tough cases that the learned inhabitants of Oxford throw at them.

Stars: Kevin Whately, Laurence Fox, Clare Holman
Dalziel and Pascoe (1996–2007)
Crime | Mystery | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Supt. Dalziel and partner DI Pascoe investigate murders, and find a bond forming between them despite their blatantly differing personalities.

Stars: Warren Clarke, Colin Buchanan, David Royle
Millie Inbetween (TV Series 2014)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Young Millie and her older sister Lauren divide their time interfering with their divorced parents' lives.

Stars: Tallulah Greive, Hannah Jane Fox, Jeremy Edwards
Car Park (2011)
Short | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

We don't see things as they are, we see things as we are.

Director: Diarmuid Goggins
Stars: Ionia Ní Chróinín, Sasha de Marigny, John Mackenzie
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
Emilia Fox ...  Dr. Nikki Alexander / ... 136 episodes, 2004-2018
William Gaminara ...  Professor Leo Dalton / ... 107 episodes, 2002-2017
Tom Ward ...  Dr. Harry Cunningham / ... 96 episodes, 2002-2012
David Caves ...  Jack Hodgson 60 episodes, 2013-2018
Liz Carr ...  Clarissa Mullery / ... 60 episodes, 2013-2018
Edit

Storyline

Crimes through the eyes of a team of forensic pathologists and forensic scientists.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Mystery

Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

BBC [UK]

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 February 1996 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Testemunha Silenciosa See more »

Filming Locations:

Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain See more »

Edit

Box Office

Budget:

£7,000,000 (estimated)
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(season 1,2,6 - 11) | (Season 3,4,and 5)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Some improvisation takes place during filming. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Ideal: The Delivery (2006) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Glad that Amanda has gone for a Burton
18 July 2007 | by paul-3257See all my reviews

I originally gave up watching Silent Witness when I found that AB's character annoyed me. Every episode (that I watched) appeared to follow the formula:

1) Ryan saying that the death was not suspicious - the police should stop kicking up such a fuss (they were buffoons). 2) Police accepted her opinion, stopped investigating 3) Ryan then decided it was suspicious and kicked up a huge fuss that the police were incompetent!

Ryan seem to alternate between cool, calm professional and near hysteric.

How exactly was she supposed to be worthy of promotion to professor, rather than put on probation?

Not really an advert for Women's lib! Were they just copying Quincy's pointless outbursts?

Just started watching an Emilia Fox episode, better so far...Emilia hasn't thrown any hissy fits.


23 of 44 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 21 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Popular Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed