Silent Witness builds cast

The BBC is building the cast of its long-running crime drama Silent Witness as it heads into production for its 17th season.

Silent Witness

Silent Witness

The show, which focuses on specialist forensic pathologists, will resume filming this month ahead of transmission on BBC One in early 2014.

Joining the cast is Richard Lintern, who will play a pathologist with a reputation for specialising in toxicology.

He joins Emilia Fox, David Caves and Lizz Carr in the drama, which is produced by BBC Drama Production.

Source: BBC