The Hidden Truth (ITV Crime, Alexander Knox, James Maxwell)

Crime drama series The Hidden Truth focused on a team of forensic scientists working for the Department of Forensic Medicine. The team was headed up by Professor Lazard (Alexander Knox) who also worked closely with Dr Ruth Coliton (Elizabeth Weaver) and Dr Henry Fox (James Maxwell).

One of the first such series to cover forensic medicine in a crime drama setting.

Guest stars included the likes of John Junkin, Glyn Houston, Peter Halliday, Peter Collingwood and Ursula Howells.

Cast: Alexander Knox as Professor Lazard; James Maxwell as Dr Henry Fox; Elizabeth Weaver as Dr Ruth Coliton; Zia Mohyeddin as Dr Hamavid de Silva

Creators: John Whitney and Geoffrey Bellman / Producer: Stella Richman

UK / ITV Network-Associated Rediffusion / 12×60 minute episodes / 9 July – 8 October 1964 / Thursdays at 8.00pm black and white

THE EPISODES 16 July – 6 October 1964
1. CAUSE OF DEATH
2. THE SHAPE
3. CROSS EXAMINATION
4. THE ACHILLES HEEL
5. A QUESTION OF INVOLVEMENT
6. PENNY POST PAID
7. THE GUINEA PIG
8. TWELVE GOOD MEN
9. SWEETS TO THE SWEET
10. ONE FOR THE ROAD
11. THE FINAL ANALYSIS
12. MISSING, BELIEVED KILLED
13. ONE OF THE HAMPSHIRE PARGETERS

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