Barnaby and Nelson are called in to investigate. Barnaby and Troy become greatly concerned for the safety of Melissa Townsend, a thoroughly disliked young woman who had recently received death threats that blamed her for the death of a local poacher, but are unable to prevent someone from murdering her, after her body is found with a syringe in the stomach beside her father's swimming pool. But who is responsible and why? His brother, not only assumes control and closes the factory down but marries the widow, much to the resentment of her son. Further investigations to uncover the whereabouts of the missing money lead the detectives to believe that Kirkwood may have been the real target. He soon realises the paintings are not what they seem — but the death toll is rising. Barnaby and Jones must unearth generations of family secrets and decipher astronomical charts to find the killer.
Even Isobel's close family and members of a local fly fishing group are suspects as they investigate all possible angles. When Stella's more famous sister returns after a 40-year family rift, the killings escalate, each reminiscent of a movie plot. Patrick Morgan met his death while hoping to sight a rare bird, but is his obsession with ornithology to blame — or something more sinister? 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. Despite the villagers' best efforts to keep the murder quiet so as to not ruin their chances in the competition, several further deaths occur eventually bringing Detective Chief Inspector Barnaby back several decades to uncover the killer. The detective is left mystified as to why anyone would kill a man who had only been given weeks to live, after being recently diagnosed with a brain tumour. Anthony Gant, shot during a major event being held in the village green, in view of many.
Air Date : 19th-Jan-2007 When factory owner Alan King, owner of the Kings crystal glass company, meets his death in Shanghai the repercussions are swiftly felt in far off Midsomer Magna. Before long, Barnaby and Jones are heading to Wales - former home to Delyth Mostyn, James's fiancee, to delve deeper into the mystery. With a scathing comic magazine shaming several villagers as the only lead, Barnaby and Winter are left trying to separate fact from fiction. When another death occurs, the detectives learn that there are plenty of dark secrets and fierce hostilities in this apparently idyllic village. But he and Barnaby soon start digging into an old case involving the death of a couple in a boat explosion.
With Barnaby sidelined, Jones is forced to work with the irritating Martin Spellman to solve the case. It seems the club has a rift between the snobbish members, and local villagers, the latter only allowed onto the course for a few hours a week. However, a string of bizarre warnings convinces the paranoid lead singer that someone is trying to stop the reunion, and his fears are confirmed when the backup singer drops dead on stage. Although George Bullard is adamant his death is from natural causes, the case is far from simple when Freddy's solicitor is deliberately killed in a house fire shortly afterwards and Freddy's will goes missing. It's not long before they discover hidden truths about the commune's founding and some of its members. Featuring an eccentric cast of characters, ubiquitous red herrings, and quaint countryside scenery, this long-running crime series recalls classic public television British mysteries of the past.
With the serial killer still at large, could history be repeating itself? The detective is left wondering who had wanted to turn Esslyn's final act into a true coup de theatre, as he and Troy try to determine what the motive was behind the two murders. Most people dismiss his disappearance completely but when he doesn't turn up, a search is conducted and a severed hand, confirmed to be Gregory's, turns up in the woods. We do not host, upload or link to any video, films, media file, live streams etc. It soon becomes clear someone took a pair of tailor scissors to do the deed, but who amongst the villagers could have done so, is unclear, and the investigation is complicated, when the pair learn the local Anglican priest, the parish vicar, had received a letter from Sonia. As Barnaby tries to determine if the ability is real, he soon encounters tensions between the two families, an unlucky bookmaker, a priest attempting to save the local church, a man who he swears he saw before, and more murders.
As they investigate, finding themselves drawn to the seaside, they slowly uncover deception, theft, attempted blackmail and hatred. At the real estate agency, they are told the house is not yet available for viewing. However, Caroline has read up on the cottage's haunted reputation and only reluctantly explores it with Peter. Despite the change of lead character and numerous changes among secondary players , the show has retained its popularity and as of 2018 has completed its 20th series. Is the killer trying to prevent James from marrying beautiful divorcee Delyth Mostyn? Barnaby and Jones find themselves investigating the extended Butler family, uncovering hidden secrets, illegitimate children and elusive treasure in the process. As of 20 May 2018, 116 episodes have aired over 19 series.
The case becomes more complicated as it appears the eccentric Rex left several different wills and everyone wants a slice of his estate. Troy, can Barnaby find the murderer once again? We meet him as he is directing The Scarlet Pimpernel at Magna Manor. Barnaby quickly discovers it's the latter when the body of a young man turns up in a hanger at an old disused World War Two airfield. While there was evidence he was desperately seeking to avoid bankruptcy, and had visited a local millionaire to get back his money from a scheme he had invested in, a post mortem reveals that he had been murdered. Barnaby and Scott quickly learn that the night before his murder, Hartley had been in dispute with the other owners of the horse at Bantling Hall, and had refused to allow them to accept an offer to buy the horse.
All the information listed here is to be found on the web elsewhere. Their investigation quickly turns up hidden conspiracies concerning both the school and its secretive, elite group known as the Pudding Club, whose members throw up a wall of silence, just before more bodies turn up. Barnaby also gets a glimpse of the bitter rivalry between the traditional film photo followers and the digital enthusiasts. John Nettles plays Chief Inspector Tom Barnaby of the Causton C. A former convict, Jed Norris, has been hired as a security guard on the film set, and one night he finds the director dead, beheaded by the use of a guillotine. This English crime drama series, based on books by Caroline Graham, is filmed mostly in the villages and towns of the rural counties of Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire. When they discover that Barrett was an expert blackmailer, his victims become prime suspects for his death - from a local pub landlord, a cleaner, a prominent member of the police board, to a former marine geologist.