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Death by Persuasion is the fifth episode of the nineteenth series of the popular ITV crime drama Midsomer Murders and originally aired 20th August 2017 in Australia and 13th May 2018 in UK.


When a young woman slips away from a camp site where a Jane Austen fantasy event is taking place dressed in period attire, and is found stabbed in the woods with a quill, DCI Barnaby and DS Winter discover that the victim was a journalist interested in the village's healthcare drone delivery program, and are forced to look back in time to find the killer.




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Prior to the Episode

In the Episode

Supporting Cast

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  • Dr. Kam Karimore does not appear in this episode and the crime scene Pathologist is Petra Antonescu.

The following actors and actresses who appeared in this episode have also appeared in the following episodes