Silent Witness cast: Who stars in season 24? – The Sun

HIT BBC drama Silent Witness has been on TV for more than 20 years and now is back for season 24.

Plenty of fan favorites are returning for the new series, including Emilia Fox as Dr Nikki Alexander.

Who is in the cast of Silent Witness?

Emilia Fox

Emilia plays heroine Dr Nikki Alexander in the drama and made her first appearance back in series eight.

She became a permanent fixture in the team after being assigned to diffuse the tension between former characters Harry Cunningham, played by Tom Ward, and Leo Dalton, portrayed by William Gaminara, after Sam Ryan’s (Amanda Burton) departure.

Emilia has also starred in The Casual Vacancy, The Secrets and Delicious alongside Dawn French.

David Caves

David has confirmed that he'll be returning to his role as Jack Hodgson.

Jack worked as a forensic scientist for the police before heading to the Lyell Centre, and regularly worked on murder investigations.

He's a cage fighter in his spare time and splits his time between forensics and training.

Outside of Silent Witness, David has been in historical films and plays such as Ironclad 2 and the Royal Shakespeare Company’s The Taming of The Shrew.

Jason Wong

Jason will be playing pathologist Adam Yeun, who's joining as the newest member of the Lyell Centre team.

It's believed that veterans Nikki and Jack will take an instant dislike to the newbie and he'll bring a new dynamic to the squad.

Jason has revealed that he was a huge fan of Silent Witness before joining the cast, adding that he was so "excited" to become "part of the family".

The actor has also starred in The Gentlemen and Solo: A Star Wars Story.

Elliott Tittensor

It's reported that Elliott's character Scott Weston will make a return to the series after a decade in the 24th series.

In 2010,  the actor appeared as an injured gunman in two episodes.

It's not yet clear what role Scott will play this time around.

Elliott has also appeared in Dunkirk and Shameless.

Kevin Eldon

Kevin plays investigating officer Dan Mason, who is looking into a case involving a mysterious death at a high security prison.

The actor and comedian is a veteran of the small screen, with highlights from his impressive career including Fist of Fun, Knowing Me, Knowing You with Alan Partridge, Big Train, Brass Eye, Jam and a small role on Game of Thrones.

Divian Ladwa

Divian plays Leon – a prison guard who is injured during the revolt that resulted in a death.

He has ties to the murder victim and his testimony proves useful for the investigation.

Divian's acting roles icludes the Oscar nominated film Lion, BAFTA-winning comedy series Detectorists, and the Marvel Studios film Ant-Man and the Wasp.

Kevin Doyle

Kevin takes on the role of Matt Blake – the governor at the high-security prison where the Lyell crew are called following a suspicious death.

He has previously played DS John Wadsworth in Happy Valley and Joseph Molesley in Downton Abbey.

When is Silent Witness back on TV?

Silent Witness continues TONIGHT at 9pm on BBC One.

You will also be able to watch episodes on iPlayer.

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