Who is in the cast of Silent Witness season 25?

Who is in the cast of Silent Witness season 25?


HIT BBC drama Silent Witness has been on TV for over two decades, and is now back for season 25.

Plenty of fan favorites are returning for the new series, including Emilia Fox as Dr Nikki Alexander – plus one of the show's original cast is back

Who is in the cast of Silent Witness?

Emilia Fox

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

Her character became a permanent fixture in the team after Sam Ryan’s (Amanda Burton) departure.

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

The actress is also part of the famous Fox family dynasty.

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Amanda Burton

The new season sees Amanda reprise her role as Professor Sam Ryan, the original series lead 25 years ago.

It’s been 18 years since Burton left the series in 2004

The actress appeared in 54 episodes of Silent Witness between 1996 and 2004

Since Amanda left the show, she has starred in numerous TV shows including Waterloo Road and Marcella.

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David Caves

Jack Hodgson is played by actor David CavesCredit: BBC

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.

Hugh Quarshie 

Hugh plays Jomo Mashaba, Sam Ryan’s husband.

The actor is best-known for his former role as Rick Griffin in Holby City.

On the big screen you might also recognise him from Star Wars The Phantom Menace.

Genesis Lynea

Genesis returns as  Simone Tyler after she impressed in season 24.

Away from Silent Witness she is best known for her role in Netflix series Shadow and Bone.

She as also a series regular as Archie Hudson in Casualty. 

When is Silent Witness back on TV?

Silent Witness makes its big return to TV on Monday May 23, 2022)

You can catch cast in action from 9pm on BBC One.

You will also be able to watch episodes on iPlayer.

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