The twenty-second season of BBC One’s long-running crime drama Silent Witness will premiere on Tuesday January 8th at 9pm, it has been announced.
Silent Witness follows a team of forensic pathologists as the solve various criminal cases. The drama series is produced by BBC Studios and stars Emilia Fox, David Caves, Richard Lintern and Liz Carr. Season twenty-two consists of five stories, each told across two episodes.
In the opening episode of the new season, titled Two Spirits – Part One, fresh from her trip to the States, Nikki and the Lyell unit are called in to investigate an attack against a trans man. When two further attacks are reported, one leaving a potential witness, it becomes clear that the team is facing an outbreak of violence against the trans community. With the Lyell under increasing financial scrutiny and frustration growing between the team and the acting DCI, can they pull it together to find the killer before they strike again?
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