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Part 1

Silent Witness, Series 16, Trust Episode 1 of 2

The case of two young women shot dead in a house basement forces Jack to lock horns with an old flame, the ambitious DI Chrissy Reed. As the pair's animosity rapidly escalates due to their conflicting motive theories and failure to ID the victims, Nikki's probing unearths the potentially career-damaging truth behind it.

Meanwhile, Leo wrestles with providing a second post-mortem on a baby suspected of being abused and smothered to death by his mother, Shona. The father, Mark, is adamant she is innocent. He pleads with Leo to find an alternative cause for their son's fractures and death to free his wife before their other son, Darius, is adopted. However, Leo soon realises that to achieve this he must re-examine the work of his pathologist friend, Richard Fell, and prove he made a mistake in his evidence against Shona.

1 hour

Last on

Thu 17 Jan 2013 21:00

Credits

Role Contributor
Dr Nikki AlexanderEmilia Fox
Lucas BallingerBryan Dick
DI ReedAmanda Drew
Petra SmithBryony Afferson
HearnsBill Ward
Piers ChristieMark Bonnar
Dr Richard FellAdam James

Stunt video: 70ft Jump

Silent Witness

Stunt performer Belinda McGinley talks through her 70ft leap.

Exclusive interview: Emilia Fox

Emilia Fox

Emilia discusses her ambitions and playing Nikki Alexander.

Video interview: Richard Lintern

Richard Lintern

Richard Lintern talks about his character Thomas Chamberlain.

Video interview: David Caves

David Caves

David Caves describes his instinctive character Jack Hodgson.

Video interview: Liz Carr

Liz Carr introduces her new character

Liz describes her super-efficient character Clarissa Mullery.

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