In MIDSOMER MURDERS SEASON 13, 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).
The series airs Fridays from 10 - 11 p.m. beginning April 6. Each chapter is composed of two one-hour episodes.
Episode #1301/1302 – "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. Guest stars include Phillip Bretherton (As Time Goes By) and James Wilby (Poldark).
Episode #1303/1304 – "The Sword of Guillaume"
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 (Sherlock), Tim McInnerny (Black Adder) and Neil Dudgeon as John Barnaby.
Episode #1305/1306 – "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. Guest stars include Emma Cooke (WPC 56).
Episode #1307/1308 – "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.
Episode #1309/1310 – "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. Guest stars include James Fox
Episode #1311/1312 – "The Noble Art"
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 (My Family) and Phil Daniels (Quadrophenia).
Episode #1313/1314 – "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 (Downton Abbey) and Jill Baker (Happy Valley).
Episode #1315/1316 – "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.