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

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Series cast summary:
...  Detective Superintendent Peter Boyd / ... 92 episodes, 2000-2011
...  Dr. Grace Foley 92 episodes, 2000-2011
...  DI Spencer Jordan / ... 92 episodes, 2000-2011
...  Dr. Eve Lockhart 42 episodes, 2007-2011
...  DS Amelia 'Mel' Silver / ... 41 episodes, 2000-2007
...  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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(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 »

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In S1 Mel in the episode of a Simple Sacrifice says she is born in 1975, in S4 in the episode of Figue States when she talks about being adopted she is born in 1979 en at the end of S6 in the episode of Yahrzeit you can see on her gravestone that she is born in 1976. See more »

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[Boyd has caught Frankie breaking open the coin box on the vending machine]
Det. Supt. Peter Boyd: Thanks, Frankie, this thing's been costing me a fortune!
Dr. Frankie Wharton: I get the pounds, you can keep the fifties!
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Featured in Britain's Favourite Detectives (2014) See more »

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Message to BBC: PLEASE SEND MORE!!
31 May 2003 | by See all my reviews

I've been watching the series on BBC America. Turned it on part-way through an episode and haven't turned away yet. It is exceptionally well-written and well-acted and positively disturbing. Love it. I was especially impressed with the most recent episode, "Into Thin Air." Actually taped it and sent it to my sister the mystery buff, who doesn't have cable. She passed it on to our parents (who don't have cable, either). Mom wants to see more. If anyone from the BBC is reading this, PLEASE SEND MORE!


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