The stars of Waking the Dead on their new prequel drama – and why the show could be coming back to TV

Sue Johnston, Claire Goose, Holly Aird, Wil Johnson and creator Barbara Machin spill the secrets of the crime drama’s revival. Waking the Dead was a show that went before its time. In 2011, when the final episode aired, it was still pulling in seven million viewers, proof that the audience certainly hadn’t grown tired of its groundbreaking mix of police procedure, psychology and forensics. There … Continue reading The stars of Waking the Dead on their new prequel drama – and why the show could be coming back to TV

BBC’s Waking the Dead is coming back… but there’s a twist

BBC One’s popular police procedural drama Waking the Dead is making a comeback – but not in the way you’d expect. Rather than a full TV series, series creator Barbara Machin has written a new five-part story called ‘The Unforgiven’ that will air on Radio 4 and explore how the Cold Case Unit first came together. The prequel series will feature a new case set … Continue reading BBC’s Waking the Dead is coming back… but there’s a twist