MIDSOMER MURDERS Season 14
Airs Thursdays, Jan 2 - Feb. 20, 2020 from 10 - 11:30 p.m. on KPBS TV
Monday, June 10, 2019
Credit: Courtesy of American Public Television
There is a new policeman in town as DCI John Barnaby (Neil Dudgeon) joins DS Benjamin Jones (Jason Hughes) in MIDSOMER MURDERS Season 14. The two investigate the scandals and deadly deeds that lurk just beneath the well-manicured surface of the seemingly idyllic county of Midsomer.
“Death In The Slow Lane” Parts 1 & 2 repeat Thursday, Jan. 2 from 10-11:30 p.m. - New DCI John Barnaby arrives in Midsomer and is bemused by the quaint villages and their quirky residents.
But when a local DJ is crushed to death at a traditional girls' boarding school, he soon discovers that murder and deception are never far away. As the death toll rises, could Barnaby's first case also be his last?
“Dark Secrets” Parts 1 & 2 repeat Thursday, Jan. 9 from 10-11:30 p.m. - The reclusive lives of elderly eccentrics William and Mary Bingham (Edward Fox and Phyllida Law) come under police scrutiny when a social services investigator is murdered.
Barnaby and Jones must unearth generations of family secrets and decipher astronomical charts to find the killer.
First appearance of Fiona Dolman as Sarah Barnaby (John Barnaby's wife).
“Echoes Of The Dead” Parts 1 & 2 repeat Thursday, Jan. 16 from 10-11:30 p.m. - When a young woman is dressed like a bride and drowned in a bath, it triggers a spate of ghoulish wedding-themed murders in Great Worthy.
The case takes Barnaby and Jones to a donkey sanctuary, a heritage steam railway and a pub run by an ex-copper and former brothel madam. With the serial killer still at large, could history be repeating itself?
“The Oblong Murders” Parts 1 & 2 repeat Thursday, Jan. 23 from 10-11:30 p.m. - Jones goes undercover at the Oblong Foundation after one of the cult's young female members disappears suddenly. But he and Barnaby soon start digging into an old case involving the death of a couple in a boat explosion.
“The Sleeper Under The Hill Parts 1 & 2 repeat Thursday, Jan. 30 from 10-11:30 p.m. - In Midsomer Mow, the gruesome discovery of a farmer's eviscerated body in an ancient stone circle is made just days before the spring equinox.
First appearance of Dr. Kate Wilding (Tamzin Malleson)
“The Night Of The Stag” Parts 1 & 2 repeat Thursday, Feb. 6 from 10-11:30 p.m. - A VAT inspector goes missing as he hunts for an illicit cider still responsible for brewing The Beast, a potent local hooch.
At the Midsomer Abbas spring fayre which celebrates its friendship with Midsomer Herne, Barnaby and Jones sample the local cider, while temperance preacher Norman Grigor calls on residents to repent of their drunken ways.
Suddenly, Barnaby is violently ill as the body of missing man Peter Slim is found floating in the cider vat. Meanwhile Samuel Quested (Warren Clarke), the traditionalist mayor of Midsomer Abbas, seeks to revive the ancient rite known as 'The Stag.'
“A Sacred Trust” Parts 1 & 2 repeat Thursday, Feb. 13 from 10-11:30 p.m. - Barnaby and Jones investigate the cloistered world of Midsomer Priory when a nun is strangled to death.
The detectives uncover a complex mystery involving holy orders, teenage romantic liaisons, African art and missing antique silver as the community is forced to open its doors to 21st-century policing.
Guest stars include Cliff Parisi (CALL THE MIDWIFE).
“A Rare Bird” Parts 1 & 2 repeat Thursday, Feb. 20 from 10-11:30 p.m. - A row between keen birdwatchers in Midsomer-in-the-Marsh turns nasty when their president is killed.
Patrick Morgan met his death while hoping to sight a rare bird, but is his obsession with ornithology to blame – or something more sinister?
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