This new historical crime mysteries series combines the delicious twist-and-turn of a murder mystery with a close-up view of history’s most fascinating epochs. It reinvestigates high-profile murder cases using state-of-the-art forensics and archaeological methods. In the process, the series challenges our views on the life and times of these prominent victims.
COLD CASE takes its audience from the ancient Egypt of Ramesses III, through Medici’s Renaissance Italy to Marilyn Monroe’s golden age of Hollywood. The series’ host, internationally acclaimed actress Florence Kasumba, looks at all the suspects and theories around a case. She explores virtual crime scene recreations, analyzes forensic evidence and assembles in her crime lab a team of real-life criminal experts to separate valid evidence from popular myth.