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The Body Farm (BBC One Crime Drama, Tara Fitzgerald)



Intriguing spin off from Waking The Dead crime drama The Body Farm takes the character of Dr Eve Lockhart (Tara Fitzgerald) and gives her her own hi-tech forensic research facility to run (the Body Farm of the title). Her business partner is Mike Phillips (Mark Bazeley_ and theirs is the only facility in the country using real human body donors to examine the complex and fascinating journey the body goes through as it decays and returns to the earth. However they also find plenty of time to tackle a spot of crime solving.

The series begins when Eve gets a call from DI Craig Hale (Keith Allen) asking for her help to investigate an unusual crime scene, she sees an opportunity to bring much-needed funding to The Body Farm, but her decision to work with the police on real crime scenes will take her team out of their comfort zone.

Cast: Tara Fitzgerald as Dr Eve Lockhart; Keith Allen as DI Hale; Wunmi Mosaku as Rosa; Finlay Robertson as Oggy; Mark Bazeley as Mike; Dominique Jackson as Natasha ‘Angel’ Collins; Luke Tittensor as Nathan; Katherine James as Jojo Collins; Dean Andrews as Peter Collins; Tommy Nash as Phillip Britain; Jennifer Hennessy as Eleanor Garrick

Executive Producers: Trevor Eve, Sue Hogg

UK / BBC One / 6×60 minute episodes / Broadcast 13 September – 18 October 2011