Ingenting är som det verkar bakom de välklippta häckarna i de pittoreska byarna i det idylliska engelska grevskapet Midsomer. Under det sömniga bylivets lugna yta lurar mörka hemligheter, skandaler och ren ondska. John Nettles spelar huvudrollen som den humoristiske tankfulle och metodiska kommissarie Barnaby.
A local outcast, who was controversially acquitted of murder years previously, is the latest inductee into a post-operative heart rehab club. Following his arrival, members dreams of a second chance at life begin being cut short.
Joining the team this series is a new pathologist Dr Kam Karimore who will assist Barnaby and Nelson as they tackle intricate murder mysteries in the beautiful but deadly countryside of Midsomer. Storylines include body snatching, competitive cycling and the sighting of UFO's over Midsomer County.
A stolen crime novel, celebrity magic, a folk festival and the launch of a new English sparkling wine become the backdrops for murder and mayhem when Neil Dudgeon and Gwilym Lee return to the beautiful but deadly countryside of Midsomer in series 17. Neil and Gwilym star as DCI John Barnaby and DS Charlie Nelson in four new two-hour episodes. They are assisted by pathologist Dr Kate Wilding, played by Tamzin Malleson. Barnaby must also juggle life as a new dad to baby Betty, with the support of his wife Sarah.