Midsomer Murders - Season 1
Nothing is what it seems behind the well-trimmed hedges of the picturesque cottages in the idyllic English countryside of Midsomer. Beneath the tranquil surface of sleepy village life, there exist dark secrets, scandals & downright evil. Murder, kidnap and blackmail are commonplace among the eccentric inhabitants of Midsomer.
CASE 1 - THE KILLINGS AT BADGER'S DRIFT
A gentle stroll I the woods for Miss Emily Simpson ends in tragedy. To the village doctor Miss Simpson's death looks natural but her old friend Lucy Bellringer is unconvinced. Lucy eventually draws the unwilling Chief Inspector Barnaby into the case. Barnaby's investigations reveal old rivalries, old loves and new scandals. Then a second horrifying killing shocks Barnaby into running the murderer to ground.
CASE 2 - WRITTEN IN BLOOD
Gerald Hadleigh, secretary of the Midsomer Worthy's Writers? Circle had never wanted to invite best-selling novelist Max Jennings to one of their meetings. When Gerald is found dead the next morning from a brutal battering, the other members of the circle wish they had heeded his reluctance. Inspector Barnaby soon discovers that Gerald is a man of mystery, a man with a past. When another body is found, Barnaby has a double murder on his hands.
CASE 3 - DEATH OF A HOLLOW MAN
At the Corn Exchange, preparations are in full swing for the forthcoming production of Amadeus, unaware that nearby the body of a local resident, Agnes Gray, is about to be found floating in the river. Barnaby sets out to discover who has perpetrated the crime, however, before he can conclude his investigations there is trouble at the theatre.
CASE 4 - FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH
A project to develop the Old Mill is struggling financially and many inhabitants of Morton Fendle believe that they have been conned out of a considerable sum of money. When the wife of the wealthy mill owner goes missing Barnaby suspects that she has been kidnapped and sets out to unravel the mystery.
CASE 5 - DEATH IN DISGUISE
There is a death at The Lodge of the Golden Windhorse. At the commune William Carter is found at the bottom of the stairs with a broken neck. The residents gather round the body and Barnaby and Troy are called in to find out if this was a simple accident or of there are more sinister goings on. A few days later Barnaby and Troy are called back to The Lodge, only this time there is no doubt.
|Actors||John Nettles, Jane Wymark, Barry Jackson, Laura Howard|
|Film Genre||TV Crime|
|Audio||English (Dolby Digital 2.0)|
|Consumer Advice||Moderate Violence, Mild sexual references, Mild themes, Mild course language|
|Year of Release||1997|
|Primary Format - Movies/TV||DVD|