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Tom: "Stop Troy, stop. We go down the hill, Troy"
Troy: "I thought we were going to Upper Warden."
Tom: "Yeah, we are. Upper Warden is down the hill; Lower Warden is up the hill."
Troy: "That doesn't make any sense."
Tom: "Troy, this is Midsomer!"
Troy: "Sorry, I forgot"
— An exchange between Barnaby and Troy. - A Tale of Two Hamlets

Midsomer Murders is a British television show based on the crime-novel series by author Caroline GrahamMidsomer Murders follows the efforts of Detective Chief Inspector John Barnaby to solve the unusually high number of murders that occur in the wealthy, isolated English county of Midsomer, a picturesque and peaceful place on the outside but one filled with amoral and snobbish eccentrics with all kinds of vices. His latest assistant is Detective Sergeant Jamie Winter. DCI Barnaby took over in series 14, replacing his older cousin, DCI Tom Barnaby, who retired.

  • First episode date]: March 23, 1997
  • Networks: ITV, Sveriges Television, UTV, STV, ITV HD
  • Acorn TV started streaming series 20 episodes on 3rd May 2018 and BritBox began on 4th May 2018. Both Acorn TV and Britbox are available to Amazon Prime members as add-on channels.

Cast and Crew

Main Cast
Character Actor Series # Episodes Notes
DCI Tom BarnabyJohn Nettles1-1381
Joyce BarnabyJane Wymark1-1381
Cully DixonLaura Howard1-3
6-13
43Cully did not appear in Series 4 and 5
DCI John BarnabyNeil Dudgeon14-2044Guest appearance as DCI John Barnaby in The Sword of Guillaume and Fit For Murder
Also appeared as Daniel Bolt in Garden of Death in series 4
Sarah BarnabyFiona Dolman14-2039
DI Gavin TroyDaniel Casey1-730Also guest appearance in Blood Wedding in series 11
DS Daniel ScottJohn Hopkins7-814
DI Ben JonesJason Hughes9-1553Also guest appearance in Last Man Out in season 19
DS Charlie NelsonGwilym Lee16-1815
DS Jamie WinterNick Hendrix19-2012
DC Gail StephensKirsty Dillon10-1324Recurring character in series 10, joined regular cast in series 11
Dr George BullardBarry Jackson1-2
4-14
76Did not appear in series 3
Dr Dan PetersonToby Jones2-34Took place of Dr Bullard in series 2 and 3
Dr Kate WildingTamzin Malleson14-1719Appeared in last 4 episodes of series 14
Dr Kam KarimoreManjinder Virk18-1910
Dr. Fleur PerkinsAnnette Badland206

There have been 6 different producers for the series through series 20 covering 122 episodes:

Producers
Producer Series # Episodes
Brian True-MaySeries 1 - 1489
Jo WrightSeries 156
Louise SuttonSeries 165
Phil HunterSeries 17 and 1810
Ella KellySeries 196
Guy HescottSeries 206

There have been 34 different writers for 122 episodes through series 20.

Writers
Writer # of Episodes
Alan Plater1
Andrew Payne11
Anthony Horowitz6
Barry Purchese2
Barry Simner1
Caleb Ranson1
Caroline Graham1
Chris Murray5
Christopher Russell2
David Hoskins9
David Lawrence5
Douglas Livingstone1
Douglas Watkinson7
Elizabeth-Anne Wheal5
Helen Jenkins2
Hugh Whitemore1
J.C. Wilsher1
Jeff Dodds1
Jeff Povey3
Jeremy Paul1
Julia Gilbert2
Lisa Holdsworth4
Michael Aitkens9
Michael Crompton1
Michael Russell5
Nicholas Martin3
Nick Hicks-Beach1
Paul Logue6
Peter J. Hammond10
Rachel Cuperman & Sally Griffiths6
Richard Cameron1
Steve Trafford4
Terry Hodgkinson2
Tony Etchells2

There have been 21 different directors for 122 episodes through series 20.

Directors
Director # Episodes
Alex Pillai7
Andy Hay1
Audrey Cooke1
Baz Taylor2
Charles Palmer1
David Tucker3
Jeremy Silberston10
Luke Watson1
Matt Carter5
Moira Armstrong2
Nick Laughland9
Paul Harrison1
Peter Cregeen1
Peter Smith22
Renny Rye23
Richard Holthouse16
Rob Evans1
Sarah Hellings13
Simon Langton2
Steve Hughes1
Toby Frow1

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