The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these contemporary British television mysteries. Based on the characters created by Caroline Graham
, modern master of the English village mystery, the series stars John Nettles
) as the unflappable Detective Chief Inspector Barnaby with Daniel Casey
(The Wingless Bird
) as his eager young assistant. Guest stars include Robert Hardy, Terence Rigby, James Bolam, Nigel Davenport, Orlando Bloom
, and Timothy West
Dead Man's Eleven - A cricket bat used as a murder weapon implicates the son of a Fletcher's Cross tycoon.
Death of a Stranger - When a tramp dies fleeing from fox hunters in Upper Marshwood, the investigation uncovers a trail of murderous deceit.
Blue Herring - Death is no stranger at a home for the elderly, but at Lawnside a series of deaths causes the residents to suspect foul play.
Judgement Day - Midsomer Mallow has a shot at the Perfect Village title, provided it can keep a vicious murderer at bay.