Silent Witness follows the work of a team of forensic pathologists. Initially starring Amanda Burton as Dr/Prof.Sam Ryan with William Gaminara as Dr.Prof.Leo Dalton. and Tom Ward as Dr.Harry Cunningham but at the beginning of Series 8 Sam left after investigating a case of police corruption. Not long after Dr. Nikki Alexander (played by Emilia Fox) joined the team of Leo and Harry.
Last Episode20x06 Remembrance, Part Two Aired: Jan. 18, 2017
Lead investigator DI Heather Ashton is furious with Nikki for speaking to Ali, and accuses her of divulging sensitive information about the …
Series Fun Facts
- Some improvisation takes place during filming.
- The main difference between Silent Witness and real-life pathologists is that in the real world pathologists don't interview suspects or take victims into their home.
- Dummies are used for the autopsy scenes because the directors want it to be as realistic as possible but naked bodies cannot be shown on the BBC, according to forensic pathology adviser…
[show]Dummies are used for the autopsy scenes because the directors want it to be as realistic as possible but naked bodies cannot be shown on the BBC, according to forensic pathology adviser Stuart Hamilton (III).