Waking The Dead

Waking The Dead: Season 3

BBC (2003)
Drama, Adventure, Crime, Mystery, Action
UK | English | Color | 7h 48min

Led by Detective Superintendent Peter Boyd (Trevor Eve) the Cold Case Squad investigates serious crimes which have gone unsolved. Armed with the latest technological advances and old fashioned hard work, Psychological Profiler Grace Foley (Sue Johnston), Forensic Pathologist Frankie Wharton (Holly Aird), Detective Constable Mel Silver (Claire Goose) and Detective Sergeant Spencer Jordan (Wil Johnson) wake the dead for clues and answers.

Cast View all

Claire Goose DC / DS Amelia Silver
Trevor Eve DCI / Det. Supt. Peter Boyd
Holly Aird Dr. Frankie Wharton
Wil Johnson DS / DI Spencer Jordan
Sue Johnston Dr. Grace Foley
Tara Fitzgerald
Georgia Mackenzie
Esther Hall
Félicité Du Jeu

Crew View all

Director Robert Bierman
Betsan Morris Evans
David Thacker
Martin Hutchings
Jim O'Hanlon
Writer Stephen Davis, Simon Mirren, Ed Whitmore
Producer Richard Burrell
Photography Mike Spragg
Musician Joe Campbell

Episodes View details

1 Multistorey (1) 45 min | Sep 13, 2003

A man accused of opening fire on a crowd from a multi storey car park, and killed a policeman, is claiming his innocence. Boyd's colleagues question his loyalties when he seems unwilling to re-investigate. As DC Mel Silver digs deeper, she discovers some disturbing truths about her boss.

Director: Robert Bierman
Writer: Ed Whitmore
Guest stars: Saskia Wickham, Kim Vithana, Ony Uhiara, Robert Pugh, Jonathan Phillips, Andrew Lewis, Cliff Parisi, Claire Johnston, Raji James, Jason Hughes, Guy Henry, Brendan Coyle, Trevor Byfield, Shirley Anne Field, Sean Pertwee, Clarke Peters, Lara Cazalet
2 Multistorey (2) 45 min | Sep 14, 2003

Boyd struggles with his past while continuing the investigation on a mass murderer who was also guilty of killing his close friend. Are the Gunman's claims of innocence true? As the team investigate it looks as if someone else may have been involved.

Director: Robert Bierman
Writer: Ed Whitmore
Guest stars: Saskia Wickham, Russell Wilcox, Kim Vithana, Ony Uhiara, Joseph Tremain, Robert Pugh, Jonathan Phillips, Clarke Peters, Sean Pertwee, Cliff Parisi, Tim Mills, Andrew Lewis, Claire Johnston, Raji James, Jason Hughes, Guy Henry, Freddie Hale, Shirley Anne Field, Brendan Coyle, Lara Cazalet, Trevor Byfield, Asad Ahmad
3 Walking on Water (1) 45 min | Sep 20, 2003

When a convicted killer is cleared at appeal for the murder of his adoptive father ten years previously, Boyd is not convinced that the man is innocent. But the only way to find out is to track down the rest of the family - and with a big inheritance at stake, both parties appear to have a lot to hide..

Director: David Thacker
Writer: Stephen Davis
Guest stars: Mark Skillen, Lorraine Pilkington, Trevor Peacock, Alan McKenna, Lee Montague, John McEnery, Ranjit Krishnamma, June Mitchell, Anne Marie Olufuwa, Ray Fearon, Bonnie Hurren, Fiona Carew, Avril Elgar, Alan Ford, Stuart Graham, Ian Burfield, Linda Broughton, Mike Drew, Craig Kelly, Julie Ramsey, Matthew Scurfield
4 Walking on Water (2) 45 min | Sep 21, 2003

Following the murder of Mark Lovell's cousin, the team establish that Mark has a watertight alibi, and the search for the real murderer narrows down to the remaining family members. Their investigation into the two remaining family members is further complicated by the discovery of drug dealing and involvement in the witness protection scheme.

Director: David Thacker
Writer: Stephen Davis
Guest stars: Lee Montague, Bonnie Hurren, Craig Kelly, Julie Ramsey, Lorraine Pilkington, Trevor Peacock, Anne Marie Olufuwa, Alan Ford, Ray Fearon, Avril Elgar, Mike Drew, Fiona Carew, June Mitchell, Stuart Graham, Ian Burfield, Alan McKenna, Linda Broughton, John McEnery, Mark Skillen, Ranjit Krishnamma, Matthew Scurfield
5 Breaking Glass (1) 45 min | Sep 26, 2003

A recovered memory therapist alerts the CCS to a care home regime of sexual abuse of young boys and a suspected murder. Her client who revealed all this in a therapy session goes missing and the team strongly suspect he has gone on the hunt for the man who abused him and murdered his friend.

Director: Andy Hay
Writer: Simon Mirren
Guest stars: Navin Chowdhry, Saskia Reeves, Michael Pennington, Ian Hogg, Tom Bell, Clarence Smith, Bronson Webb, Tariq Shami, Eamonn Riley, Martin Malone, Margot Leicester, Linda McGuire, Philip Fox, Romy Baskerville
6 Breaking Glass (2) 45 min | Sep 27, 2003

ln their attempts to prevent another murder, the team desperately tries to establish the identity of the care home paedophile who is also being hunted down by two of his victims..

Director: Andy Hay
Writer: Simon Mirren
Guest stars: Bronson Webb, Roger Watkins, Clarence Smith, Tariq Shami, Eamonn Riley, Saskia Reeves, Michael Pennington, Linda McGuire, Martin Malone, Margot Leicester, Ian Hogg, Philip Fox, Ben Evans, Charlie Creed-Miles, Navin Chowdhry, Tom Bell, Romy Baskerville
7 Final Cut (1) 45 min | Oct 04, 2003

A mummified body sends the Cold Case Squad back to the sixties and to a Notting Hill house which had been featured in a film as the location for a murderous fight between gangsters. Renovation works at the house in the present day reveal more bodies behind the walls. The film starts to appear not so fictional after all. Things get even more complicated when Spencer tells Boyd that he and his family lived there when the events took place.

Director: Betsan Morris Evans
Writer: Stephen Davis
Guest stars: Emmanuel Ogunro, Sharon D Clarke, Oliver Wilson, Earl Cameron, Maurice Roëves, Richard McCabe
8 Final Cut (2) 45 min | Oct 05, 2003

The gangster responsible for the bodies behind the walls in the Notting Hill house is still active and the unearthing of past events provokes more murders and an international turf war. Spencer's family history is the key to unravelling the mystery.

Director: Betsan Morris Evans
Writer: Stephen Davis


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