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Waking the Dead

Genres: Drama, Police Procedural

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Waking the Dead is a British television crime drama series created by Barbara Machin which follows the work of a special police team who investigate "cold cases", usually murders that took place a number of years ago and were never solved.

The series aired in the UK on BBC One from 4 September, 2000 to 11 April, 2011. There are 92 hour-long episodes in nine seasons.

Waking the Dead aired in South Africa on DStv's BBC Entertainment (formerly BBC Prime) channel. See "Seasons" below for seasonal broadcast dates and times.

Broadcast details for the original run of Season 3 on BBC Prime are not available. A rebroadcast of Season 3 aired on BBC Prime from 6-17 July, 2007, on weekdays at 21h30.

Season 3

Chief Inspector Boyd reopens the files on eight more unsolved crimes in this series of gripping murder mysteries.

Challenges facing his crack team of investigators include a victim of child abuse seeking revenge for the death of his twin, a family murder with vital evidence to be recovered from the bottom of the sea, the increasing likelihood of a mystery second man involved in a high-street massacre, and a cult film tied to the discovery of four bodies in a Notting Hill house, 1960s gangsterland and the background history of one of the team.

With the best minds in psychology, forensics and detection on the case, if anyone can track down a killer years after a murder, they can.

Seasons

Note: Broadcast details for the first three seasons are not available. BBC Prime became BBC Entertainment on 1 September, 2008.

Season 1 (10 episodes)

Channel: BBC Prime | Broadcast: Unknown

Season 2 (8 episodes)

Channel: BBC Prime | Broadcast: Unknown

Season 3 (8 episodes)

Channel: BBC Prime | Broadcast: Unknown

Season 4 (12 episodes)

Channel: BBC Prime | Premiere: 23 Aug 2006 | Finale: 28 Sep 2006 | Wed/Thu, 21h00

Season 5 (12 episodes)

Channel: BBC Prime | Premiere: 28 Mar 2007 | Finale: 3 May 2007 | Wed/Thu, 21h00

Season 6 (12 episodes)

Channel: BBC Prime | Premiere: 10 Mar 2008 | Finale: 14 Apr 2008 | Mondays, 20h30/21h40

Season 7 (12 episodes)

Channel: BBC Entertainment | Premiere: 1 Dec 2008 | Finale: 16 Feb 2009 | Mondays, 20h30

Season 8 (8 episodes)

Channel: BBC Entertainment | Premiere: 11 Jan 2010 | Finale: 1 Mar 2010 | Mondays, 20h30

Season 9 (10 episodes)

Channel: BBC Entertainment | Premiere: 9 Jan 2012 | Finale: 12 Mar 2012 | Mondays, 20h00


Season 3 Cast

as
DC Amelia 'Mel' Silver

as
Detective Superintendent Peter Boyd

as
Dr. Frankie Wharton

as
Dr. Grace Foley

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DS Spencer Jordan

as
Carl Mackenzie

as
Dr. Laurie Poole

as
Eleanor Murdoch

as
Frannie Henning

as
Howard Boorstin

as
Martin Corgan

as
Martin Lovell

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Miles Patterson

as
Prof. Hugh Cullen

as
Robert Cross

as
Tony King


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