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Silent Witness


We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
Another chance to see this two-part episode of the drama starring Amanda Burton as forensic pathologist Sam Ryan. A Kind of Justice (part 1). Sam investigates a gangland murder case to help a fearful small-time criminal prove that he is innocent of the crime. Part two is at 10.15pm.
Written by Peter Lloyd ; Producer Lars Macfarlane
Director Richard Signy (R) (S) (W)


Unknown: Amanda Burton
Unknown: Sam Ryan.
Written By: Peter Lloyd
Producer: Lars MacFarlane
Director: Richard Signy
Prof Sam Ryan: Amanda Burton
Brian: MacNally Tomgeorgeson
Det Supt Alfred Kempster: David Lyon
Dl Stuart Lightfoot: Aden Gillett
Helen McNally: Isobel Middleton
Tony Georghiou: Peter Jonfield
DS Carole Cashman: Victoria Scarborough
Dr Jack Unwin: Nicholas Pallliser
Dr Podmore: Nigel Cooke
Dr Ivor Williams: Osmund Bullock
Joe Skellern: Mark Brignal
Dl Barry Adair: Patrick Cremin
Nicky: Mark Montgomerie
Liam Brock: Oliver Squires
Danny: George Russo
CIB officer: Bruce White
Old man: Bill Thomas
Cabbie: Dennis Banks
Todd: Lee Turnbull
Barmaid: Vikki Turney
Policeman: Mark Leadbetter
Stevie: Kelly Wright

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