Silent Witness

Weekdays 9:00 PM on BBC Premiered Feb 21, 1996 Between Seasons




Episode Guide

  • Season 22
    • Life Licence
      Life Licence
      Episode 11
      An ex-convict is killed and suspicion lands on a recently released child killer. After the team discovers that suspect Paul may not be who he says he is, the investigation revisits an infamous murder case from the past which he was involved in.
    • 2/5/19
      When Thomas sides against her findings on a controversial case, Nikki suspects foul play and takes steps to prove her theory. Jack and Clarissa follow a forensic trail connecting a dead researcher with a billionaire scientist and a secret testing programme.
    • 2/4/19
      Nikki is humiliated in court when a barrister accuses her of making a serious error in the case of a policeman who may or may not have been murdered. Meanwhile the team investigate the death of a medical researcher, found in a canal, with mysterious puncture marks on his body.
    • 1/29/19
      During the team's search for the killer, Jack works alongside an old friend from Northern Ireland, a fearless journalist who has dedicated her life to exposing the suspected organisation. As the team investigate further, they realise they have uncovered a complex conflict sustained by ties of loyalty, family and retribution.
    • 1/28/19
      A shocking incident on a suburban street brings back painful memories for Jack, forcing him to revisit his past. As a member of the victim's family seeks justice of their own, forensic evidence discovered by the Lyell team suggests the involvement of a Northern Irish terror group, long thought inactive.
    • During a heatwave in Brighton, the Lyell team are summoned to a waste dump where a body part has been found. The search is on to recover the other dismembered remains and piece together the victim's body, which is covered in unusual tattoos.

    • Series 22, Episode 6

      With the remains of a second tattooed victim appearing in a Brighton recycling plant, it seems the Lyell team are on the trail of a serial killer. Working closely with local detectives, they must painstakingly piece together the evidence.

    • 1/15/19

      DI Kate Ashton leads the investigation into a gang of dealers recruiting young men to push drugs near a London school, and as well as tracking down those responsible for the recent deaths, she also seems keen to push a relationship with Jack.

    • 1/14/19

      After a teenager is killed in a meth lab explosion, his teacher resolves to confront the drug dealers preying on his community. Dangerous new drugs are hitting the streets, and the effects are evident to the team as they deal with the rise in deaths.

    • 1/9/19
      A mistake has been made during the course of the investigation, and Thomas is targeted as a scapegoat. As frustration grows between the Lyell and the acting DCI, can Thomas rally the team to gather crucial evidence to find the killer before they strike again?
    • 1/8/19
      Fresh from her trip to the States, Nikki and the Lyell unit are called in to investigate an attack against a transgender man. A transgender helpline had received a chilling phone call stating an intent to kill, and the call handler, a young, dynamic spokeswoman for the transgender community, helps with the investigation.moreless
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  • Season 19
  • Season 18
  • Season 17
  • Season 16
  • Season 15
  • Season 14
  • Season 13
  • Season 12
  • Season 11
  • Season 10
  • Season 9
  • Season 8
  • Season 7
  • Season 6
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  • Season 3
  • Season 2
  • Season 1