In an effort to keep his investigative team up to date, Professor Leo Dalton, played by William Gaminara, brings strapping young forensic scientist Jack Hodgson (David Caves) into the fold.
"So this series is more about reforming relationships and also letting David
come in and take his
place in the trio.
character, a cage-fighter in his
spare time, as "a bit of a maverick".
Though Caves is an accomplished stage actor, Silent Witness is his first TV role, and he admits he was "like Alice in Wonderland" when he first arrived on the set, in Acton, west London.