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SILENT WITNESS

Premieres Monday 27 Feb at 8.30pm

The award-winning crime drama returns for a landmark 20th series, starring Emilia Fox. Each story follows the dedicated team of forensic pathologists who try to work out how and why the victim died, often risking their own lives in the process.

In this series an apparent suicide that starts to look a lot more like murder, a young woman is dragged from a river in the same spot where her best friend mysteriously disappeared three years before and, in the final explosive story set in Mexico, Nikki finds herself in danger when she searches for the truth about the death of a former colleague.

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Series 17, Episode 10

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Jack's world is blown apart by the discovery of Hannah's dead body. Nikki uncovers the truth behind Jack and Ryan's strained relationship, but Jack's attempts to find evidence put his…

Series 18, Episode 1

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DCI Jane De Freitas's personal fallout with boss and partner chief superintendent Robert Drake is the least of her worries when three people are shot dead in a petrol station

Series 18, Episode 1

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DCI Jane De Freitas's personal fallout with boss and partner chief superintendent Robert Drake is the least of her worries when three people are shot dead in a petrol station

Series 18, Episode 1

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DCI Jane De Freitas's personal fallout with boss and partner chief superintendent Robert Drake is the least of her worries when three people are shot dead in a petrol station

Series 18, Episode 2

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The sniper plays a macabre game of cat and mouse with police, while Jack forms a friendship with the teenage son of one of the victims, offering sympathy and support.

Series 18, Episode 2

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The sniper plays a macabre game of cat and mouse with police, while Jack forms a friendship with the teenage son of one of the victims, offering sympathy and support.

Series 18, Episode 2

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The sniper plays a macabre game of cat and mouse with police, while Jack forms a friendship with the teenage son of one of the victims, offering sympathy and support.

Series 18, Episode 3

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The team investigate a man killed by a tube train. When a vicar is murdered after being followed on the underground, the team face the difficult prospect of building a case against…

Series 20, Episode 1

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When a people smuggler dies, Nikki encounters a desperate Syrian teenager.

Series 20, Episode 2

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A horrific discovery pits Nikki and Jack against a killer preying on illegal immigrants.

Series 18, Episode 3

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The team investigate a man killed by a tube train. When a vicar is murdered after being followed on the underground, the team face the difficult prospect of building a case against…

Series 18, Episode 3

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The team investigate a man killed by a tube train. When a vicar is murdered after being followed on the underground, the team face the difficult prospect of building a case against…

Series 18, Episode 4

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Tension on the tube network threatens to boil over, and security is stepped up. The accidental verdict in the first death is called into question and the witnesses are brought in for…

Series 20, Episode 1

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When a people smuggler dies, Nikki encounters a desperate Syrian teenager.

Series 20, Episode 2

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A horrific discovery pits Nikki and Jack against a killer preying on illegal immigrants.

Series 18, Episode 4

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Tension on the tube network threatens to boil over, and security is stepped up. The accidental verdict in the first death is called into question and the witnesses are brought in for…

Series 18, Episode 4

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Tension on the tube network threatens to boil over, and security is stepped up. The accidental verdict in the first death is called into question and the witnesses are brought in for…

Series 18, Episode 5

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When suspected paedophile Dale Barge is found murdered in a children's playground, Nikki and Jack are brought in by inexperienced detective Rory Drennan.

Series 20, Episode 1

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When a people smuggler dies, Nikki encounters a desperate Syrian teenager.

Series 20, Episode 2

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A horrific discovery pits Nikki and Jack against a killer preying on illegal immigrants.

Series 18, Episode 5

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When suspected paedophile Dale Barge is found murdered in a children's playground, Nikki and Jack are brought in by inexperienced detective Rory Drennan.

Series 20, Episode 1

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When a people smuggler dies, Nikki encounters a desperate Syrian teenager.

Series 18, Episode 1

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DCI Jane De Freitas's personal fallout with boss and partner chief superintendent Robert Drake is the least of her worries when three people are shot dead in a petrol station

Series 18, Episode 2

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The sniper plays a macabre game of cat and mouse with police, while Jack forms a friendship with the teenage son of one of the victims, offering sympathy and support.

Series 18, Episode 5

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When suspected paedophile Dale Barge is found murdered in a children's playground, Nikki and Jack are brought in by inexperienced detective Rory Drennan.

Series 18, Episode 5

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When suspected paedophile Dale Barge is found murdered in a children's playground, Nikki and Jack are brought in by inexperienced detective Rory Drennan.

Series 18, Episode 6

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Daniel Garvey is found dead in his car. Social worker Louise fears that he may have been killed by his 16-year-old stepson Kevin, who has just come out of care.

Series 18, Episode 6

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Daniel Garvey is found dead in his car. Social worker Louise fears that he may have been killed by his 16-year-old stepson Kevin, who has just come out of care.

Series 18, Episode 6

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Daniel Garvey is found dead in his car. Social worker Louise fears that he may have been killed by his 16-year-old stepson Kevin, who has just come out of care.

Series 18, Episode 7

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A shootout at a City hotel leaves young Ukrainian nanny Sofia Teplov dead, along with an unknown hitman. The Russian oligarch target Maksim Bazhanov narrowly escapes.