‘Silent Witness’ star Richard Lintern reveals his favourite TV shows

Richard Lintern is back on BBC One as Forensic Pathologist Dr. Thomas Chamberlain in the nineteenth season of Silent Witness.

The long-running crime drama is currently airing at 9pm on Monday and Tuesday nights on BBC One, starring Emilia Fox as Forensic Pathologist Dr. Nikki Alexander, alongside David Caves as Forensic Scientist Jack Hodgson and Liz Carr as Forensic Lab Scientist Clarissa Mullery.

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CultBox caught up with Richard to find out what he likes watching to relax between filming…

 

TV show that reminds you of your childhood:

Champion the Wonder Horse – which makes me approximately 750 years old.”

 

TV show that reminds you of being a teenager:

Top of the Pops.”

 

Favourite TV show to cheer you up:

Parks and Recreation – Its hysterical and genius TV. L’il Sebastian lives on in our hearts.”

 

Favourite TV show to watch before going to sleep:

Family Guy – any of the Stewie and his time machine episodes.”

 

Favourite “guilty pleasure” TV show:

First Dates. It makes me cry.”

 

TV show that you find most addictive:

House of Cards – when Kevin Spacey kissed [spoiler!] I nearly fell off the sofa.”

 

Favourite TV show to watch hungover:

Channel 4 Racing – I like seeing the jump jockeys covered in mud and soaked through while I lie on the sofa eating biscuits.”

 

Axed TV show that you most wish would return:

Howard’s Way – just to see if the Udagawa Project and The Barracuda ever came good.”