Catching History's Criminals: The Forensics Story

Surgeon Gabriel Weston explores the history and development of forensic science. Sherlock has his mind palace, Morse his music - every detective has an edge. For most, it's forensic science. This three-part series provides a rare and fascinating insight into the secret history of catching murderers, charting two centuries of the breakthroughs that have changed the course of justice. Surgeon and writer Gabriel Weston explores this rich history through some of the most absorbing, and often gruesome, stories in the forensic casebook - and looks ahead to how forensics will continue to solve the murders of the future.

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Airs on: United Kingdom BBC Four (2015 - 2015)
Schedule: Thursdays at 21:00 (60 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Documentary
Genres: Crime

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Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x03: Instruments of MurderJul 2, 2015
1x02: Traces of GuiltJun 25, 2015
1x01: A Question of IdentityJun 18, 2015
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