Silent Witness

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  • TV-14
  • 1996
  • 25 Seasons
  • 7.9  (10,072)

This BBC crime drama follows a team of forensic pathologists as they investigate crimes for the Cambridge police department. Dr. Sam Ryan is a brilliant and unflappable pathologist who works with the police to solve the most gruesome of crimes using forensic evidence. The cases are often disturbing and violent, starting in episode one with the suspicious death by drowning of a six year old child.

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Seasons
History, Part 6
6. History, Part 6
June 7, 2022
Events lead Nikki to conclude that getting the truth will put the Lyell team and everything they love in danger.
History, Part 5
5. History, Part 5
June 6, 2022
The death of an investigative journalist throws the spotlight onto Sam Ryan. Nikki begins to realise that the implications of her discoveries will challenge the principles of forensic science.
History, Part 4
4. History, Part 4
May 31, 2022
Jack's father sends him on an urgent mission into the mysteries of his past. Meanwhile, Nikki and Simone investigate a body that seems to hold puzzles of its own.
History, Part 3
3. History, Part 3
May 30, 2022
When Florence Clarke confesses to the murder of her husband, the investigating detective reveals a startling connection to a painful secret for Simone.
History, Part 2
2. History, Part 2
May 24, 2022
DNA evidence linked to the health secretary's assassination forces Nikki to face her past in the present.
History, Part 1
1. History, Part 1
May 23, 2022
Sam Ryan recruits the Lyell team to investigate the murder of the health secretary.
Description

This BBC crime drama follows a team of forensic pathologists as they investigate crimes for the Cambridge police department. Dr. Sam Ryan is a brilliant and unflappable pathologist who works with the police to solve the most gruesome of crimes using forensic evidence. The cases are often disturbing and violent, starting in episode one with the suspicious death by drowning of a six year old child.

Silent Witness is a series that is currently running and has 25 seasons (234 episodes). The series first aired on February 21, 1996.

Where to Watch Silent Witness

Silent Witness is available for streaming on the BBC One website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Silent Witness on demand at Apple TV+, Amazon Prime, Amazon, Vudu, FuboTV, Google Play, Hoopla, Apple TV and Crackle.

  • Premiere Date
    February 21, 1996
  • IMDB Rating
    7.9  (10,072)