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*Brett Reylander
*Susan Tracy.
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[[Category:Series One episodes]]
[[Category:Series One episodes]]

Revision as of 05:37, 12 May 2018

'Death in Disguise is the fourth episode of the first series of the popular British crime drama Midsomer Murders and was first broadcast on 6th May 1999.


Bill Carter (Robert Pickavance) is found dead at a local New Age commune (called the Lodge of the Golden Windhorse) with a broken neck, lying at the bottom of a staircase. DCI Barnaby and DS Troy have to decide whether the death was an accident or murder. A few days later Barnaby and Troy are called back to the Lodge, and this time there is no doubt that it is murder. Other Lodge members include Ken and Heather Beavers; May Cuttle, who practises past-life regressions; former solicitor's clerk Arno Gibbs, new member Christopher Wainwright (Stephen Moyer) and girlfriend Suhami Gamelin; Trixie Channing; and adolescent Tim Riley. The Lodge's Master is Ian Craigie. Suhami's parents are Guy (Miles Anderson) and Felicity, who are separated.



  • John Nettles as DCI Tom Barnaby
  • Daniel Casey as Sgt. Gavin Troy
  • Jane Wymark as Joyce Barnaby
  • Laura Howard as Cully Barnaby
  • Barry Jackson as Dr. George Bullard
  • Judy Cornwell as May Cuttle
  • Charles Kay as Arno Gibbs
  • Michael Feast as Ian Craigie
  • Colin Farrell as Ken Beavers
  • Diane Bull as Heather Beavers
  • Stephen Moyer as Christopher Wainwright
  • Miles Anderson as Guy Gamelin
  • Susan Tracy as Felicity Gamelin
  • Robert Pickavance as William Carter
  • Daniel Hart as Tim Riley
  • Tilly Blackwood as Trixie Channing
  • Anna Bolt as Suhami / Sylvie Gamelin
  • Mary Healey as Mrs. Cook
  • Graham Turner as Raymond Jennings
  • Dolly Wells as Ava Rokeby
  • Ashley Artus as Terry Lightfoot
  • Caroline Lintott as Researcher
  • Jon Glover as Interviewer
  • Geoffrey Beevers as Newscaster
  • Siobhan O'Carroll as Waitress


This episode was the last episode based on a novel by Caroline Graham, Graham's final two Barnaby novels a Place of Safety and A Ghost in the Machine have never been adapted for television.

The following actors and actresses that first appeared in this episode have appeared in subsequent episodes:

  • Miles Anderson;
  • Tilly Blackwood;
  • Mary Healey;
  • Charles Kay;
  • Caroline Lintott;
  • Brett Reylander
  • Susan Tracy.
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