In the villages of Midsomer there are fresh murders to solve... new clues to examine... and scores of suspects to suspect as D.C.I. John Barnaby (Neil Dudgeon) and D.S. Ben Jones (Jason Hughes) investigate the final three cases from Season 15. Their deductive skills are put to the test when an amateur astronomer appears to have been murdered by a meteorite; suspicion descends on a local chess club when someone makes an illegal and deadly move; and something smells off when a local resident is crushed by a giant round of cheese. Murder and deception are never far away as mayhem shatters the peaceful and picturesque villages of Midsomer in this two disc set, featuring the final case of BarnabyGÇÖs trusted Sergeant, Ben Jones. CASE 4 WRITTEN IN THE STARS As darkness covers Midsomer Stanton during a total eclipse of the sun, amateur astronomer Jeremy Harper is killed by a blow to the head with a meteorite. Barnaby and Jones soon discover intrigue, sexual tension and academic rivalry are rife among the star-seeking community. Guest stars Harry Hadden-Patton, Kenny Ireland and Maureen Lipman. Screenplay by Steve Trafford. Directed by Renny Rye. CASE 5 THE SICILIAN DEFENCE Harriet Farmer wakes up after being in a coma since the night she tried to elope. Soon afterwards, a killer strikes members of a chess club. Could the attack which left Harriet for dead a year ago be linked to moves on a chess board? And where is her boyfriend Finn? Barnaby and Jones delve into the past as they begin their investigation. Guest stars Richard Lumsden, Jo Woodcock and Fay Ripley. Screenplay by Paul Logue. Directed by Alex Pillai. CASE 6 SCHOOLED IN MURDER Debbie Moffet is crushed to death by a giant round of cheese just hours after an argument at a ParentsGÇÖ Council meeting at Midsomer Pastures Prep School. Debbie worked at the dairy which produces the world-famous Midsomer Blue and was found by her colleague Jim Caxton. But Jim seems more anxious about his precious cheese than the death of Debbie. Secret and controversial plans to modernise the dairy are revealed while rumours about private lives of the parents at the prestigious prep school bubble to the surface. As other people linked to the dairy meet agonising deaths, long held secrets start to emerge, making this case a particularly puzzling one for Barnaby and Jones. Guest stars Harry Hadden-Patton, Kenny Ireland and Maureen Lipman.
Midsomer Murders Season 15 (Part 2)
The phenomenally popular British whodunnit is back with fresh tales of murder and mystery