Expert Witness

Series 1

Series 1, Episode 15 - 60s DNA and Fibres around the World

4.0 19 x
A 50-year-old cold case murder is solved by DNA and the tenacity of an expert witness, and a murder investigation is solved by tracking unusual blue fibres around the world.

Series 1, Episode 14 - Paint Materials and Blood Patterns

4.0 10 x
Forensics analysis by an art expert proves paintings by a well-known Cornish artist are fake, and spattered blood in a hotel bedroom helps catch the killer of a father of three.

Series 1, Episode 13 - Insects and Bones

4.0 4 x
Insects establish an accurate time of death, helping to prove a husband killed his wife, and analysis of burnt remains in Leeds uncovers another husband’s cold murder of his wife.

Series 1, Episode 12 - Pollen, Chalk and DNA

4.0 5 x
How expert analysis of nettles and soil helped catch the killer of the Soham schoolgirls, and how advances in DNA techniques solved the murder known as the Beauty in the Bath.

Series 1, Episode 11 - Text Messages and DNA

4.0 2 x
Analysis of text messages reveal a husband’s plot to cover up his wife’s murder, and traces of DNA on decades-old evidence help bring justice to the family of a murdered woman.

Series 1, Episode 10 - Pollen, Bones and DNA

4.0 5 x
Pollen and bone experts help identify the remains of a murder victim found in a sports bag. And advances in DNA help find the killer of a Bradford pensioner after 22 years.

Series 1, Episode 9 - Cerium and CCTV

3.0 6 x
A wrongful conviction is overturned by re-examining microscopic particles on a van seat and an attempted murder outside a nightclub is solved by a facial comparison expert.

Series 1, Episode 8 - Soil on a Spade and Stones in a Shoe

3.0 2 x
Soil on a spade helps catch the killer of a young woman from Swindon, who for years evaded justice and a stone stuck in the sole of a shoe helps solve a murder in Manchester.

Series 1, Episode 7 - Aging Insects and Fake Fairies

4.0 5 x
Insect evidence helps crack the case of missing Warrington teenager Shafilea Ahmed, and a series of convincing John Anster Fitzgerald forgeries are uncovered by an art expert.

Series 1, Episode 6 - DNA, Fibres and Bones

3.0 5 x
After 32 years, expert fibre analysis helps bring the killer of two Brighton schoolgirls to justice, and the analysis of bones found on a Yorkshire moor helps find two killers.