Chief Inspector Boyd and his team are back to reopen the file of more cold cases in the EMMY award-winning BBC drama Waking the Dead, airing Fridays at 7:00 p.m. on WKNO/Channel 10.
Series Six sees Boyd and his team delve deep into the culture and traditions of Irish Travelers to investigate the mysterious death of a young boy drowned in a concrete pit; uncover a gruesome secret buried in the City of London around the time of Black Wednesday; and re-visit three murders once thought to be the work of a notorious serial killer, but now are under suspicion. With pressure from all sides, not least MI6, can the team shed new light on past cases to ensure that justice is done in the present?
The Wren Boys (June 15 & 22)
Boyd and his team re-investigate the mysterious death of an unidentified teenage boy who drowned 16 years ago in a concrete pit. Their investigation takes them deep into the culture and traditions of Irish Travellers.
Deus Ex Machina (June 29 & July 6)
When Khaled Ahmad goes on hunger strike in the UK, Boyd and the Cold Case team are racing against time to find the mythical Mahdi’s skull. At the same time, MI6 are keen for Boyd to re-investigate the murder of an Iraqi dissident, even though his killer has been tried and convicted.
The Fall (July 13 & 20)
A mummified, sexually conjoined couple fall from a concealed office during the renovation of a city bank. The discovery awakens a fraudulent scandal buried in the city of London around the time of Black Wednesday.
Mask of Sanity (July 27 & Aug 3)
The cold case team re-investigate three murders between 1979 and 1985, when the personal effects of all three victims are anonymously sent to one of the widows. What was once certainly the work of serial killer, James Jenson, is now thrown under suspicion.
Double Bind (TBA)
A badly decomposed body is discovered buried in a Hampstead garden, and a convicted murderer escapes from a secure psychiatric unit. The cold case team is drawn back to an horrific double parricide from 1967.
The arrival of an anonymous package containing a Nazi SS dagger at CCHQ sparks an investigation into the unsolved murder of a young Jewish girl in London in 1945.