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MIDSOMER MURDERS: Season 13

Airs Thursdays, May 3, 10, 24, 31 & June 7-28, 2018 from 10-11:30 p.m. on KPBS TV

Actors Jason Hughes, John Nettles and Neil Dudgeon. The final episode of Seas...

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Above: Actors Jason Hughes, John Nettles and Neil Dudgeon. The final episode of Season 13 marks John Nettles last appearance as DCI Barnaby. A new DCI Barnaby (Neil Dudgeon) enters the scene.

In Season 13 of MIDSOMER MURDERS, DCI Tom Barnaby (John Nettles) and his assistant Ben Jones (Jason Hughes) continue to investigate terrible murders and dastardly deeds that befall the picturesque county of Midsomer.

Behind the well-trimmed hedges and net curtains, secrets hide and dangers lurk, and it’s up to Barnaby and Jones to unpack the mysteries before disaster strikes again.

Filled with twists and turns, the season ends with an exciting new chapter: the introduction of Neil Dudgeon as the next DCI Barnaby.

Season 13 guest stars include Mark Gatiss (SHERLOCK), Peter Egan (DOWNTON ABBEY), James Wilby (POLDARK), and Daniela Denby-Ashe (NORTH & SOUTH).

MIDSOMER MURDERS: Season 13: Preview

In Season 13 of MIDSOMER MURDERS, DCI Tom Barnaby and his assistant Ben Jonescontinue to investigate terrible murders and dastardly deeds that befall the picturesque county of Midsomer. Filled with twists and turns, the season ends with an exciting new chapter: the introduction of Neil Dudgeon as the next DCI Barnaby.

EPISODE GUIDE:

"The Made-To-Measure Murders" Parts 1 & 2 air Thursday, May 3 from 10-11:30 p.m. - A tailor dies of a heart attack. Two years later, his widow is murdered on her way to the vicarage. Then, the vicar is murdered after receiving a mysterious letter. Guest stars include Phillip Bretherton (AS TIME GOES BY) and James Wilby.

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A scene from episode 1 "The Made-to-Measure Murders." A tailor dies of a heart attack. Two years later, his widow is murdered on her way to the vicarage. Then, the vicar is murdered after receiving a mysterious letter.

"The Sword Of Guillaume" Parts 1 & 2 air Thursday, May 10 from 10-11:30 p.m. - When the Causton Chamber of Commerce takes a bus trip to Brighton, a serial killer swinging an ancient sword decapitates some of the members in the seaside resort. Guest stars include Mark Gatiss, Tim McInnerny ("The Black Adder") and Neil Dudgeon as John Barnaby.

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A scene from "The Sword of Guillaume" with special guest star Mark Gatiss.

"Blood On The Saddle" Parts 1 & 2 air Thursday, May 24 from 10-11:30 p.m. - A Wild West show comes to Ford Florey and a serial killer starts to eliminate villagers in a "wild west" fashion, all related to a parcel of disputed swampland. Guest stars include Emma Cooke (WPC 56).

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In "Blood on the Saddle," a Wild West show comes to Ford Florey and a serial killer starts to eliminate villagers in a "wild west" fashion, all related to a parcel of disputed swampland.

"The Silent Land" Parts 1 & 2 air Thursday, May 31 from 10-11:30 p.m. - Jeff Bowmaker runs a profitable business in Midsomer Magna conducting spooky nighttime "ghost tours." During one of the nights, the unpopular village librarian turns up dead.

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In "The Silent Land," Jeff Bowmaker runs a profitable business in Midsomer Magna conducting spooky nighttime "ghost tours." During one of the nights, the unpopular village librarian turns up dead.

"Master Class" Parts 1 & 2 air Thursday, June 7 from 10-11:30 p.m. - A gifted young pianist with emotional issues competes with other young talents all trying to win a scholarship in a prestigious, private music academy. Guest stars include James Fox ("Sherlock Holmes").

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In "Master Class," a gifted young pianist with emotional issues competes with other young talents all trying to win a scholarship in a prestigious, private music academy.

"The Noble Art" Parts 1 & 2 air Thursday, June 14 from 10-11:30 p.m. - When a famous 1860 bare-knuckle boxing bout is restaged in Midsomer Morchard with great pomp, dead bodies begin to pile up for Barnaby. Guest stars include Daniela Denby-Ashe and Phil Daniels ("Quadrophenia").

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In "The Noble Art," a famous 1860 bare-knuckle boxing bout is restaged in Midsomer Morchard with great pomp, and dead bodies begin to pile up for Barnaby.

"Not In My Back Yard" Parts 1 & 2 air Thursday, June 21 from 10-11:30 p.m. - A group of conservationists object to the development of a pristine part of the village and adherents from both sides become victims of a mysterious killer. Guest stars include Peter Egan and Jill Baker (HAPPY VALLEY).

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In "Not in My Back Yard," a group of conservationists object to the development of a pristine part of the village and adherents from both sides become victims of a mysterious killer. Guest stars include Peter Egan (right).

"Fit For Murder" Parts 1 & 2 air Thursday, June 28 from 10-11:30 p.m. - Joyce talks Barnaby into enrolling in a spa located in a remodeled manor house, but the bodies start to pile up when he's there. This is the final episode in which DCI Tom Barnaby appears.

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In "Fit For Murder" Joyce talks Barnaby into enrolling in a spa located in a remodeled manor house, but the bodies start to pile up when he's there. This is the final episode in which DCI Tom Barnaby (John Nettles) appears.

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