Pulse-pounding crime drama is Dead ahead. The Cold Case Unitis a crack team of three detectives, a forensic expert and a psychological profiler, tasked with reopening the files on unsolved murders.. Pulse-poundingcrime drama is Dead ahead. The Cold Case Unitis a crack team of three detectives, a forensic expert and a psychological profiler, tasked withreopening the files on unsolved murders. Led by quick-tempered, no-nonsense DCI Boyd (TrevorEve, Troy, Heat of the Sun), they mix cutting- edgeforensics, psychology and good old-fashioned gumshoe work"all while under enormous pressure to get results. In the riveting second season, the squad partners with a psychotic killerto stop a copycat assailant, then descends into the murky underworld of Londons gangland crime families. Meanwhile, governmental bureaucracy and cover-ups hinder their progress, and Boyd makes terrible mistakes while attempting to discover the truth behind the disappearance of an 18-year-old girl. This winner of an International Emmy? for Best Drama Seriesco-stars Sue Johnston ( The Royle Family), Wil Johnson ( Cracker), and HollyAird ( Kavanagh Q.C.).