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BBC’S SILENT Witness has returned to our screens for season 24.
But one character who is missing from the show is Thomas, played by actor Richard Lintern.
Silent Witness’ Thomas Chamberlain, played by Richard Lintern, was killed off at the end of season 23Credit: BBC Handout
What happened to Thomas in Silent Witness?
The character met his demise in the Lyell after he was killed by a nerve gas which could breach charcoal respiratory suits.
Thomas essentially died to save team member Jack Hodgson (David Caves), who was fighting for his life in hospital after inhaling the nerve agent known as KS79.
Actor Richard joined Silent Witness in 2014Credit: BBC
Who has replaced Thomas in Silent Witness?
Actor Jason Wong plays pathologist Adam Yeun who replaces the character of Thomas.
Nikki and Jack take an instant dislike to the newbie and he’ll bring a new dynamic to the squad.
Jason has revealed that he was a huge fan of Silent Witness before joining the cast, adding that he was so “excited” to become “part of the family”.
What is Richard Lintern doing now?
Richard played the pathologist Thomas for over 70 episodes from 2014 to 2020.
The actor didn’t give any reason for leaving the show, nor did the BBC.
What else has Richard Lintern been in?
Richard is a well known actor who’s career spans over 30 years.
His big roles are Foyle’s War and Pennyworth.
Richard also played Stephen Ward in The Crown.