Silent Witness Episode 2: “And Then I Fell In Love” Part 1 Picture Gallery

When Nikki witnesses 15-year-old Shannon running barefoot into an on-coming car, it marks the start of her journey into the harrowing world of sex grooming of underage girls.

Part One

Detective Inspector Masood knows Shannon has been sexually abused – but by whom? Suspicion falls upon Shannon’s stepfather.

Harry is temporarily homeless from a gas explosion in his flat and moves in with Nikki. The pair, along with Leo, examine two puzzling bodies at the Lyell centre – a heavily tattooed man and a decomposed body abandoned at the airport.

William Gaminara plays Leo, Emilia Fox plays Nikki, Tom Ward plays Harry, Amy Wren plays Shannon, Thusitha Jayasundera plays Detective Inspector Masood , Sanjeev Bhaskar plays Abdul Aziz, Madeline Duggan plays Amy, Tony Jayawardena plays Younis, Georgia Bourke plays Lauren and Chloe Cuthill plays Hannah.

Written by Timothy Prager.

Part 1 airs Sunday 8th April 2012.

BBC/John Rogers