Channel 5 show Cause of Death, which is filmed at Royal Preston Hospital, will return to our screens this week.Advertisement
This will be the second series of the documentary show which goes behind the scenes of real-life coronial investigations, medical processes and police investigations.
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The programme will air on Channel 5 on Wednesday, 8 November, 2023 at 9pm.
The Candour Productions series, which aired in October and November last year, was also filmed alongside the Coroner’s Office and Lancashire Police.
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There is set to be eight 60 minute episodes, with another series due to air in 2024 as well.
This comes after it was long-listed in the National Television Awards for Best Factual.
Following the success of the first series, Executive Producer, Anna Hall, said: “This has been a ground-breaking series to make – and we are thrilled that the sensitive work of the police; all the hospital staff and of course the Coroner and his officers have been recognised in telling these incredible stories.”
The first series managed to attract a consolidated average audience of 1.6m per episode and helped to showcase a number of medical processes, with one episode in particular that focused on organ transplants increasing blood donations by over 300 per cent.
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