The Oblong Murders is the fourth episode of the fourteenth series of the British crime drama Midsomer Murders and first aired 25th May 2011.


DS Jones goes undercover at the Oblong Foundation after one of the cult's young female members disappears suddenly. But he and DCI Barnaby soon start digging into an old case involving the death of a couple in a boat explosion.



  • Neil Dudgeon as DCI John Barnaby
  • Jason Hughes as DS Ben Jones
  • Barry Jackson as Dr George Bullard
  • Fiona Dolman as Sarah Barnaby
  • Will Knightley as Max Fuller
  • Richard Albrecht as Mr Oliver
  • Heather Tobias as Mrs Oliver
  • John Woodvine as Commodore
  • Kevin Doyle as Paddy Powell
  • Holly Aird as Claire Powell
  • Sophie Stanton as Josie Palmer
  • Josephine Butler as Freddie Raft
  • Paul Hilton as Dominic Segal
  • Christine Bottomley as Blaze Leadbetter
  • Simon Day as Combover Guy
  • Charity Wakefield as Ruth Lambert
  • Tom Fisher as Crusty
  • Francesca Hunt as Susan Crane
  • Barbara Flynn as Millie Bullard
  • Elizabeth Crarer as Lucy Oliver
  • Christina Greatrex as Carolyn Lambert
  • Oliver Ryan as Reporter
  • Greg Sheffield as Lee
  • Jack Crutch as Kevin
  • Lee Asquith-Coe as Oblong Cult Body Guard (uncredited)
  • Jensen Freeman as Reporter (uncredited)
  • Damien Gerard as Oblong Cult Member (uncredited)
  • Nick Thomas-Webster as CID Officer (uncredited)


  • Last appearance of Dr. George Bullard


Murder Victims

Supporting Cast