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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In "Cold Fusion", when Spence examines the signing-in book to the building in which the CCU are housed, two of the names shown in the book are Simon Le Bon (famous as a member of Duran Duran) and Bob Carolgees (famous for his comedy act with Spit the Dog). The latter is shown as visiting Superted at the Great Big Gay Bear Company. See more »

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In S1 Boyd is talking about his missing son who is named Joe in the episode of the Blind Beggar, but in S7 when he turns up, his name is Luke. See more »

Quotes

[talking about the victim of a sexual murder]
Dr. Frankie Wharton: I don't like the way the semen was left, though.
Det. Supt. Peter Boyd: So how do you like your semen left, Frankie?
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Referenced in The Brontes at the BBC (2016) See more »

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Murder on all Levels
1 July 2005 | by 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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