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The Chief Inspector and his Sergeant

Filming began in March 2019 for the Twenty First Series of Midsomer Murders. Returning to their main roles are Neil Dudgeon, Nick Hendrix, Fiona Dolman, and Annette Badland. The twenty first series episode count is yet to be announced, however, it is likely to be 4 judging by the final week of filming wrapped on August 3rd 2019, with previous series', 6 episodes filming concluding in October.

The first episode introduces John Barnaby's father, Ned, portrayed by Christopher Timothy.


Midsomer Murders Season 21 Official Trailer

Main Cast
Name Portrayed by Occupation Notes
John Barnaby Neil Dudgeon Detective Chief Inspector, Causton CID
Jamie Winter Nick Hendrix Detective Sergeant, Causton CID                                             
Sarah Barnaby Fiona Dolman Wife of DCI Barnaby and Headmistress of Causton Comprehensive.
Fleur Perkins Annette Badland Chief Pathologist of Midsomer County.
Betty Barnaby Isabel Shaw Daughter of Sarah and John.
Ep Nr Ep ID Title Director Writer Air Date
123 21.1 The Point of Balance Audrey Cooke Nicholas Hicks-Beach 1 December 2019 US
21 January 2020 UK
When a former ballroom-dance champion is found dead with tulle stuffed in her mouth after the opening gala of the Paramount Dance Extravaganza, DCI Barnaby and DS Winter go toe-to-toe with rival dancers, jealous partners, and suspicious corporate sponsors. Meanwhile, Barnaby contends with a visit from his estranged father.
124 21.2 The Miniature Murders Toby Frow Helen Jenkins 1 December 2019 US
4 February 2020 UK
The worlds of miniature dollhouses and real houses collide when a prolific real-estate agent is shot in front of a crowd at the unveiling of a new dollhouse collection at the Midsomer Museum of the Family. The victim had no small number of enemies: he was an unpopular landlord, an estranged husband with a new lover, and a party to a manslaughter case years ago.
125 21.3 The Sting of Death Matt Carter Julia Gilbert 1 December 2019 US
21 March 2021 UK
DCI Barnaby and DS Winter are called to the stately home of a master beekeeper after he is injured attempting to apprehend a thief. The village of Granville Norton is abuzz with news of the missing bees, and suspicions fly when one of the locals is stung to death.
126 21.4 With Baited Breath Jennie Darnell Jeff Povey 1 December 2019 US
28 March 2021 UK
Tensions run high in the village of Solomon Gorge when a fishing competition and extreme obstacle course are scheduled for the same weekend. With each group attempting to sabotage the other, it's not long before someone's life is on the line.
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