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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.

Season 6 originally aired on BBC Prime from 10 March to 14 April, 2008, in a double bill on Mondays - initially at 20h30 but moving to 21h40 from 24 March (Episode 3).

A rebroadcast of Season 6 aired on BBC Entertainment from 8 September to 24 November, 2008, on Mondays at 20h30. New episodes broadcast weekly. There are 12 episodes in the sixth season.

Season 6

Chief Inspector Boyd and his team are back to reopen the file of more cold cases, with the help of new recruit Tara FitzGerald.

Season Six sees Boyd and his team delve deep into the culture and traditions of Irish Travellers to investigate the mysterious death of a young boy drowned in a concrete pit.

As they investigate they uncover a gruesome secret buried in the City of London around the time of Black Wednesday and re-visit three unsolved murders once thought to be the work of a notorious serial killer.

With pressure from all sides, not least MI6, can the team shed new light on past cases to ensure that justice is done in the present?

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 6 Cast

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Detective Superintendent Peter Boyd

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Dr. Grace Foley

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DS Spencer Jordan

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DC Stella Goodman

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Dr. Eve Lockhart

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Abigail Dusniak

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Alan Pierce

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Catherine Braithwaite

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David Dusniak

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Declan Keane

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DI Bailey

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Dr. Caroline Ritter

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Harris Wall

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Hugo Keegan

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Liam Ryan

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Lucien Calvin

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Nana McDonagh

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Sarah


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