Episode guide

History Cold Case

Series 1

History Cold Case

  • Ipswich Man

    Professor Sue Black and her team use exciting forensic science to explore our roots. A skeleton dug up near a medieval monastery leads to new evidence about our ancestry.

    Not scheduled
    Not scheduled
  • Mummified Child

    Fascinating forensics. Sue Black and her team examine the mummified body of a child and are led to a tale of body snatching and murder in Victorian Britain.

    Not scheduled
    Not scheduled
  • Stirling Man

    Fascinating forensics. Professor Sue Black and her tireless team look into the cold case of a mysterious skeleton discovered in Stirling Castle. Who was this poor soul?

    Not scheduled
    Not scheduled
  • Crossbones Girl

    Historical mysteries solved. A skeleton unearthed in the London borough of Southwark is found to have disfiguring scars, so the team attempt facial reconstruction.

    Not scheduled
    Not scheduled
Image for History Cold Case

Series 2

History Cold Case

  • The Skeletons of Windy Pits

    Fascinating forensics. The discovery of 2,000-year-old bones in North Yorkshire leads Professor Sue and her team to a sinister world of ritual sacrifice.

    Not scheduled
    Not scheduled
  • The York 113

    The real-life Silent Witness! Prof Sue Black and her team study some of the 113 skeletons that were uncovered in a mass grave just outside of York's city walls in 2008.

    Not scheduled
    Not scheduled
  • The Bodies in the Well

    Medieval murder is suspected when the remains of 17 people, thought to be from the 1200s, are discovered in Norwich. Can the forensic team crack the case?

    Not scheduled
    Not scheduled
  • The Woman and Three Babies

    A woman's skeleton dating from around 100AD is discovered in Hertfordshire, along with the remains of three babies. Can forensics solve this grisly case?

    Not scheduled
    Not scheduled