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:
Trevor Eve ...  Detective Superintendent Peter Boyd / ... 92 episodes, 2000-2011
Sue Johnston ...  Dr. Grace Foley 92 episodes, 2000-2011
Wil Johnson ...  DI Spencer Jordan / ... 92 episodes, 2000-2011
Tara Fitzgerald ...  Dr. Eve Lockhart 42 episodes, 2007-2011
Claire Goose ...  DS Amelia 'Mel' Silver / ... 41 episodes, 2000-2007
Holly Aird ...  Dr. Frankie Wharton 38 episodes, 2000-2005
Félicité Du Jeu Félicité Du Jeu ...  DC Stella Goodman 36 episodes, 2005-2009
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Detective Superintendent Peter Boyd ( 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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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Episodes Waking the Dead: Breaking Glass: Part 1 (2003) and Waking the Dead: Breaking Glass: Part 2 (2003), written by Stephen Davis and directed by David Thacker, received an International Emmy Award. See more »

Goofs

In episode Magdalene 26 S8 the both women claim they were 15 on January 14 1967 when both men died. However according to their birth register which can be seen by the nun who is writing this down in a book, the date of birth is may 1952, thus making the women 14 instead of 15 at the time. See more »

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[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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Alternate Versions

US broadcasts were cut down to approximately 50 minutes per episode to allow room for commercials. See more »

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simply a good a show by the BBC
6 October 2003 | by graham1956See all my reviews

Trevor Eve is is simply excellent,as is all the cast. Together they try and solve cases which have gone "Cold". The direction and script are wonderful,well put together and acted with so much heart. Those who haven't seen it yet,i recommend you do soon.


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Official Sites:

BBC [UK]

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 June 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Waking the Dead See more »

Filming Locations:

London, England, UK

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(18 episodes) | (2 1-hour episodes per story)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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