Barnaby and Jones soon discover intrigue, sexual tension and academic rivalry are rife among the star-seeking community. This episode was delayed until While the nearby village of Midsomer Parva is abuzz with UFO mania, Barnaby is unconvinced by a local ufologist that the man’s death was the result of alien activity, as he uncovers rivalries, theft and hatred during his investigations, soon after a well known burglar is found dead in another crop circle with identical injuries. Barnaby and Scott are drawn into the strange world surrounding the ability of “Second Sight”, when they find themselves in the village of Midsomer Mere to investigate the sudden death of John Ransom, shortly after he had been kicked out of the local pub for fighting with his brother-in-law over the upcoming baptism of his niece. The annual harvest fair and the daredevil riders of the Wall of Death come to Midsomer village Whitcombe Mallet. Political wrangling, burglaries and sexual liaisons abound in picturesque Great Pelfe – but when a member of the possible scam is themselves murdered, Barnaby wonders what is truly going on behind the scenes of an important by-election. Jack Wilmot Rebecca Charles Find showtimes, watch trailers, browse photos, track your Watchlist and rate your favorite movies and TV shows on your phone or tablet!

Quotes [ first lines ] Steve Hope: When Barnaby and Jones investigate to determine who wanted Hopkirk dead, they find out that he secretly came to the village under various aliases for sexual rendezvous with various women in fantasy role-playing scenarios, and that he had been making further investigations on the future development site and having doubts over claims it was contaminated. Villagers of Midsomer Deverell are appalled when the Inkpen family plan to turn their public memorial garden into a small tea shop. Enjoy a night in with these popular movies available to stream now with Prime Video. Although there was uncertainty as to whether it was the result of an accident or murder, Barnaby and Troy find themselves having to determine which it was, when Ian Craigie, the commune’s leader, is stabbed to death with a carving knife a few days later, while attending a spiritual seance with the rest of the commune and the parents of one of its members. Not only is Wilmot’s wife Antonia acting strangely but Turner’s wife may not be as aggrieved as she is making out to be. Even though her parents don’t believe her, Julie Fielding is adamant she saw the woman’s body. After the trees start to be cut down, another body turns up, leaving Barnaby and Troy to believe that both victims were that of murder.

Barnaby and Jones wonder who wanted him dead, but when the woman he was secretly meeting is killed during the village’s Crazy Craft race, the pair have to delve in and discover who might be lying and hiding secrets.

Young local, Richard Tanner, had been stabbed in the side and his corpse tied down like Gulliver in Lilliput. When Agnes’ cousin, Esslyn Carmichael, inadvertently cuts his own throat during the final act, it’s quickly discovered that the tape on the prop blade he had used was removed without anyone knowing. When Barnaby and Jones investigate to determine who wanted Hopkirk dead, they find out that he secretly came to the village under various aliases for sexual rendezvous with various women in fantasy role-playing scenarios, and that he had been making further investigations on the future development site and having doubts over claims it was contaminated.

This was one of those British mysteries that almost sinks from the sheer confusion of its multiple plot lines, plethora of suspects and overall level of chaos, but the kinkiness of the murder plot and the outrageousness of the situations makes up for that. How far would the protesters go to prevent the bypass being built?


Caroline and Peter Cave are house-hunting in Midsomer Newton.

Two eccentric friends of Wilmot’s, an obsessive wine snob and an unsuccessful game show host, fall under suspicion as Barnaby begins to turn up details of an elaborate fraud involving all four men.

Audible Download Audio Books. When a note in a Christmas cracker proclaims that two members of the family will midsomerr dead by midnight on Boxing Day, everyone assumes it to be nothing more than a joke until Aunt Lydia, the eldest member of the family, nearly dies from smoke suffocation before falling down the stairs during the night.

In doing so, he soon turns up armed robbery, unaccounted stolen money, former criminals, and secret liaisons, before discovering that the NIS investigation is not being as thorough as it should be.

As a conflict between residents of Midsomer Worthy and commercial developers brews over the fate of a local pub, the Maid In Splendour, a popular barman who works there, Jamie Cruickshank, is found dead at an abandoned cottage in woods near to the village. Whilst investigating the murder of Agnes Gray, a quiet animal-loving woman who was bludgeoned to death and found floating in a river near to the village of Murdders Basset, Barnaby gets more than he bargained for when he attends his wife’s performance in the Causton Amateur Dramatics’ production of Midsomwr.

Last regular appearance of DS Ben Jones. And where is her boyfriend Finn? However, all of this is pushed out of their minds when Simon’s wife Susan is found dead nurders the Wood by some local children. Yet the body of the mother of a deceased, one-time carnival queen, found in a stream, looks set to spoil things, as Barnaby and Jones find themselves digging up the past.

It isn’t long before he finds that Eddie Marston is attempting blackmail, and soon murdered as a result, and that Lord Holm is in love with Jack’s wife, psychotherapist Gina. Jones goes undercover at the Oblong Foundation after one of the cult’s young female members disappears suddenly.

Suddenly, Barnaby is violently ill as the plor of missing man Peter Slim is found floating in the cider vat. After debating on who their next guest speaker should be, the Midsomer Worthy Writers’ Circle decide to invite famous writer, Max Jennings, to their next meeting, despite opposition to the choice by Gerald Hadleigh, the group’s secretary.

I have to say I was taken in and the writing is fine here. It quickly becomes clear the two victims knew a secret about one of the villagers, something that they are prepared to silence by any means necessary.

Edit Cast Episode cast overview, first billed only: A sleep-walking school teacher Nancy Carroll starts to believe she has slit the throats of her mentor Tim Wylton and a local handyman man in her sleep, but her friends Paola Dionisotti and Monica Dolan are not convinced that she is the culprit, nor is Barnaby. When Jack is murdered, the detective must delve into the dark secrets in the victim’s past.

It’s a good day for the Hicks family, as the name of Tommy Hicks – who was executed during World War I for “cowardice and desertion” – is added to the list on Midsomer Parva’s war memorial.

Young solicitor Nicholas Turner, plagued by financial problems, falls from the roof of his house as his wife witnesses the event through the front windows. Turner was a well-known local solicitor but the investigation reveals that there is considerable sum of money missing from client accounts.

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The next morning they are found strangled in their own car. Never mind removing the fancy labels from tobacco packaging, this episode is enough to put you off cigarettes for life.

Goofs As an extension of the above ‘Goof’, the Indus, followed by the Brahmaputra are the longest rivers in India, but most of the river lies outside it.


The detectives soon have to delve into a world of rock music, drug use and greed, to find the truth.

When Debbie Moffett is crushed to death with a giant round of cheese at the home of the world-famous Midsomer Blue, secret and controversial plans to modernise the dairy are revealed while rumours about private lives of the parents cause a row at the prestigious local prep school. Villagers of Midsomer Barton are all set to celebrate Oak Apple Week, especially as the carnival queen event is set to return after an eight year absence.

Barnaby and Jones find themselves investigating the extended Butler family, uncovering hidden secrets, illegitimate children and elusive treasure in the process.

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First appearance of Sarah Barnaby. While Troy suspects an antique dealer that Isobel befriended is the culprit, Barnaby is not convinced, believing anyone the victims knew when they were alive could have been the murderer, from the doctor’s wife to the local owner of a restaurant. While it appears to be suicide at first, Barnaby is quickly convinced by the evidence he sees that Nick Turner, a solicitor who lived in Midsomer Magna, did not walk off the roof of his home, but was dropped to his death.

While some of the villagers – such as Ernest’s daughter Isolde – believe that powerful magical forces are at play, others think the reasons for the bloodshed murdwrs have their roots in the distant past. Will Jack Purdy’s quick temper lead to violence? Patrick Morgan met his death while hoping to sight a rare bird, but is his obsession with ornithology to blame — or something more sinister? Lists of British crime television series episodes Midsomer Murders. When another murrers occurs, the detectives learn that there are plenty of depthd secrets and fierce mueders in this apparently idyllic village.

It isn’t long, before murder does occur, and the detectives attempt to fathom what occurred in the drowning, and the present day murders. Anthony Gant, shot during a major event being held in the village green, in view of many. When a young woman is dressed like a bride and drowned in a bath, it triggers a spate of ghoulish wedding-themed murders in Great Worthy. When the village of Midsomer Parva set alight the straw effigy of a woman as part of the revival mirders an old pagan festival, no one could foresee it ending in tragedy when the local curate screams out in agony from within the effigy.

From familiar faces, to drunken boasts and hidden obessions, it slowly becomes clear that the mother’s daughter might be the key to solving the murder, when more deaths follow.

A successful day at the races for the racehorse, Bantling Boy, is overshadowed the following day when Bruce Hartley, one of the horse’s owners and an alcoholic horse trainer, is found murdered within the horse’s stables, having been struck on the back of the head.

Geoffrey is soon gashed to death after a cricket match in Midsomer Parva, and the locals blame the ‘beast of Midsomer’. It’s not long before secrets, affairs ploot blackmail begin to mdsomer from within the two villages. When a re-enactment of mirsomer Victorian boxing match gets heated, and Kinsella’s manager is found detphs in his home’s gym, the pair attempt to determine who is responsible, although Barnaby’s judgement seems to be clouded on this one. First appearance of baby Betty Barnaby.