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Excellent

likeable characters, good music and storylines

not enough episodes in series

Yes it's back!! And with a bang!! Wednesday night saw the return of the long running series which started way back in the year of 1996. Back then it was the well known Amanda Burton playing the lead of Sam Ryan. She was then joined further down the line in 2002 with William Gaminara as Leo Dalton...

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Super

“All the clues are there”

published 14/02/2001

Thoughtful - well-plotted

Hate the character

Silent Witness has now become a relatively long running BBC crime series. The show stars Amanda Burton as Dr Sam Ryan, a criminal pathologist who usually plays the key role in solving a featured crime – in most episodes a murder. The storylines involved in most episodes tend to be nothing...

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Super

“Silencium”

published 10/08/2005

2 part stories shown in the same week

Some lame plots

BACKGROUND This BBC1 series started in about 1997 and it originally centred around Professor Sam Ryan (Amanda Burton). She worked as a pathologist ie did post mortems on dead bodies. Usually, there was a crime involved and she found out what happened to the victim or victims, often ignoring the...

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Good

Well written and involvong

Perhaps not especially true to life

The SILENT WITNESS series from the BBC is based around the central character of Dr Sam Ryan (Amanda Burton), a top forensic pathologist who inevitably plays a central role in solving the many cases that come her way. The series is adapted from the novels of Nigel Mcrery. Dr Ryan, originally a...

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Excellent

“Its Back!”

published 09/04/2012

sexy characters, sinister plots

always two-parters which drives me up the wall!

A detective show with a twist.I started watching the show last season and nearly died when i heard it was returning to BBC1! The only issue with the show is the constant two-part episodes... yes this builds tension and the complicated plots often require the 2 hours, however I am the least...

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