Silent Witness 1996 | TV Show Watchlist
A BBC drama following a team of forensic pathologists as they conduct murder investigations.
Premiered: August 20, 1996
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Jason Simons is found murdered in a way similar to Honeywell. As anomalies in his autopsy stack up, the team discovers that Simons was not what he seemed. Traces of drugs on Simons's knife point them towards a major drugs import, but his girlfriend claims to know nothing. Suspicion turns back to Fallon, but a discovery in his records and another death take the investigation in a new direction.
Rising star Sergeant Sam Honeywell is found beaten and shot in his car. The police are up in arms and DCI Sullivan is determined to nail the killer. When a local drug dealer has an alibi, suspicion shifts closer to home. Honeywell is found to have been in an affair with Kate Parry, wife of his friend, Sergeant Carl Parry. Jack reveals details of Honeywell's final moments, which hit Sullivan hard.
A young woman working for the Doshi property moguls, Amy Greenwood, is found dead in Maksim Bazhanov's apartment. Amy's mother is a powerful player and she puts pressure on DI Parks's investigation. Suspicion falls on Adam Lansley, a violent activist known to target the rich. But Maksim is powerful with many enemies and they find them where they least expect.
A shootout leaves young Ukrainian nanny Sofia Teplov dead, along with an unknown hitman. The Russian oligarch target Maksim Bazhanov narrowly escapes. Nikki and Jack work with DI Sarah Parks to ascertain the identity of the hitman and find out who is trying to kill Bazhanov. The discovery of the hitmen's identities frustrates the team when they realize they could have been hired by anyone.
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- Premiered: August 20, 1996
- Rating: TV-14
- Premise: A BBC drama following a team of forensic pathologists as they conduct murder investigations. (more)
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